#Editor’sPick – Waste-to-Energy Facilities

US – Resource Recovery & Bioenergy Facility

Development of a water resource recovery facility

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is undertaking a project to convert wastewater biosolids into biogas in Piscataway, MD, which will be used to help power the facility and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15%.

A design-build team made up of PC Construction, Stantec, and Hazen and Sawyer will be undertaking the first phase of the project, including the demolition of existing facilities and relocation of site utilities.

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Ethiopia – WtE Plant

Construction of a waste-to-energy plant

Sub-Saharan Africa’s first waste-to-energy (WtE) plant has officially been inaugurated in Addis Ababa. It is located adjacent to the Reppie Landfill, which will provide feedstock as a source of renewable energy for the national power grid.

The facility is using state-of-the-art technology from DP Cleantech and equipment from China Everbright International.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Philippines Biogas Plant

Construction of a 1.2 MW biogas plant

Recent updates from a biogas project in the Philippines have revealed that ABB has installed a 2.5 MVA transformer at the facility, 12 months since construction started.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Rwanda Biogas Plants

Development of power plants supplied with naturally occurring biogas

Two power plants are to be implemented on the shores of Lake Kivu to produce 56 MW of power that will be exported to the Rwandan grid.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Greece Landfill

Expansion and upgrading of a landfill site

The Pera Galini landfill near Irakleio, Crete, is currently in the process of undergoing expansion works. Work involves the development of a new cell that will receive 120,000 tonnes of mixed waste each year, along with a landfill gas plant that will produce electricity.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Recycling Plant

Development of a plastic film recycling plant

A new project has been given approval in Granada to increase the rate of recycling of plastic film present in municipal solid waste by 62%. It will involve developing a semi-industrial plant that will process up to 10,000 tonnes of plastic film each year.

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Weekly Projects Update – 46 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$2,838m

In the week ending 24th August 2018, AcuComm added 21 new projects and updated 25 in the database.

There are now over 5,316 active projects in the database, with an estimated value of US$350.2 million.

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#Editor’sPick – Recycling & Biomass Facilities

Ukraine – Recycling Plant

Construction of a waste recycling plant

A tender has been announced for the construction of a waste recycling plant in Kiev. The contract states that the facility will treat and dispose of a minimum of 426,000 tonnes of household waste each year.

Tender documentation is publicly available, with bidding starting on 28th September.

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Japan – Biomass Plant

Construction of a 300 MW biomass plant

A feasibility study is to be carried out regarding the development of one of the world’s largest biomass plants, which is expected to be located in Eastern Japan.

eRex, the company developing the project, hopes the scale of the facility will provide healthy margins and allow it to skip the government’s feed-in tariffs.

Current timescales suggest the plant will be opened between 2024 and 2025.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Japan Biomass Plant

Development of a 2 MW biomass plant

Arensis have formally signed an agreement with Green Mark Energy to establish a 2 MW biomass plant in Kumamoto on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

The agreement, which was signed last month, will see Arensis provide 40 biomass-to-energy units for the site – worth an estimated US$15 million and producing 16,000 MWh of electricity annually.

Overall, the project could avoid over 7,800 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Australia MBT Facility

Construction of MBT facility

Sacyr has completed financing for the development of a new mechanical and biological treatment (MBT) plant, which will process municipal organic waste in Dandenong South, Melbourne.

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