The next country focus of our Global Waste Investment Fact File is the Italy edition, where, as of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 51 projects. These projects have a total value of US$2,798 million or US$55 million each.
Key points from this Fact File
- Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$1,594 million or 57% of the total. This is followed by biofuel, accounting for US$424 million or 15% of the total.
- The total estimated capacity of these projects is 7.7 million tonnes. This is equal to 151,665 tonnes per project on average and 26% of Italy’s estimated annual waste generation.
- Waste investments totalling US$1,628 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2021 at US$663 million.