#Editor’sPick – Biomass & Biogas Plants

Japan – Biomass Plant

Construction of a ¥20 billion biomass plant

Toshiba will be investing ¥20 billion in a new biomass power plant that will be built next to its existing facility in Omuta.

Providing planning goes as scheduled, construction should start in autumn 2019, with operations commencing in spring 2022.

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Belgium – Biogas Plant

Development of a biogas plant and associated facilities

Last month, it was announced that IOK Afvalbeheer’s new dry fermentation biogas plant in Beerse and Merksplas has been connected to the natural gas network.

The plant, which is the first of its kind in Belgium, produces 150 Nm3 of biogas per hour from the processing of garden, fruit and vegetable waste. Capacity will be expanded in a second phase to 400 Nm3 per hour.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Waste Processing Plant

Reconstruction of a waste processing plant destroyed by fire

On 1st December 2018, 3WAYSTE officially re-opened its Altriom waste processing facility after it was destroyed by a fire a year ago.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – UK WtE Facility

Development of a 49.5 MW WtE facility

North East Lincolnshire Council has approved North Beck Energy’s plans to build a 49.5 MW waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Immingham. It will process up to 500,000 tonnes of household and commercial waste each year, producing steam, hot water and electricity.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Bosnia & Herzegovina Waste Management Project

Development of a landfill, transfer station and biomass boiler

The Municipality of Zavidovici is planning to develop a new project and has requested financial support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Austria

Next up in our Global Waste Investment Fact File series, we shift the focus to Austria and look into 23 waste projects in the country. These have a total value of US$701 million.

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Key points from this Fact File

  • Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$544 million or 78% of the total. This is followed by biogas, accounting for US$101 million or 14% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 2.9 million tonnes. This is equal to 127,141 tonnes per project on average and 59% of Austria’s annual waste generation.
  • Waste investments totalling US$257 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2020 at US$158 million.
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Weekly Projects Update – 50 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$9,257m

In the week ending 30th November 2018, AcuComm added 20 new projects and updated 30 in our database. These have a combined estimated value of US$9,257 million.

There are now 5,544 active projects in the AcuComm database with an estimated value of US$359.3 billion.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Accesss Project – UK Recycling Facility

Construction of a household waste recycling centre

Bristol County Council is planning to develop a household waste and recycling centre and has allocated £4 million for the project.

Providing all goes according to plan, construction is expected to start in the second half of 2019. The facility will be operated by Bristol Waste Company, who is currently working with the council to develop a project plan.

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#Editor’sPick – Waste Management & WtE Facilities

Singapore – Waste Management Facility

Development of a waste management facility & water reclamation plant

Ramboll has been awarded a contract for the design and implementation of a new integrated waste management facility (IWMF) that will treat up to 2.4 million tonnes of waste each year.

The facility is part of a wider project being undertaken by the National Environment Agency and the Public Utilities Board, who are looking to integrate used water and solid waste treatment processes. As a result, a new deep tunnel sewerage system (DTSS) and water reclamation plant (WRP) will also be developed.

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Philippines – WtE Facility

Construction of a 42 MW WtE plant

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is planning to build a new waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in Quezon City. The facility will generate 42 MW of electricity, enough to power 60,000 homes.

The ‘Swiss Challenge’ procurement process is being launched in January 2019 and the Public-Private Partnership Center will select a winning bid on 28th February.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access – Japan Biomass Plant

Construction of a ¥20 billion biomass plant

Toshiba will be building a new biomass power plant in Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture, which will be set up alongside their existing facility.

The plant is expected to cost ¥20 billion and should be operational in spring 2022.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Recycling Facility

Expansion of an aluminium processing facility

Earlier this year, Huntington Aluminium completed further expansion of its facility in Indiana, adding a second rotary furnace to increase capacity to 9 million pounds per month.

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