#Editors’Pick – Biomass & WtE plants

Japan: Construction of Japan’s largest wood-fired biomass plant

Construction work on one of Japan’s largest dedicated wood-fired biomass plants is due to start in June 2019, following the awarding of contracts for equipment to Sumitomo Heavy Industries.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Biomass Plant

Construction of a 50 MW biomass plant

It has been reported this week that Greenalia had secured a senior loan from the EIB to finance its new biomass plant in Teixeiro. The confirmation of financing follows on from receiving approval to proceed with the project back in February.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Biosolids Facility

Development of a biosolids handling facility

A biosolids handling facility is to be developed in either Saratoga or Albany County. The project is at the early stages currently, but if approved, will involve the anaerobic digestion of biosolids to create methane gas.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Estonia Biogas Plant

Construction of a pilot biogas upgrading plant

This month, a spokesperson for DMT Environmental Technology informed AcuComm that its new biogas upgrading plant in Viljandimaa had been installed and that testing was complete.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Japan WtE Facility

Construction of a 4.7 MW WtE facility

A new waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Osaka Prefecture has been completed, incorporating two stoker-type incinerators that can process up to 100 tonnes of waste each day.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Taiwan

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the Taiwan edition. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing six projects in the country. These have a total estimated value of US$168 million or US$28 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:
  • Biogas is the leading project type, accounting for US$59 million or 35% of the total. This is followed by biofuel, accounting for US$48 million or 29% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 0.5 million tonnes. This is equal to 84,966 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 7% of Taiwan’s estimated annual waste generation at 7.4 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$83 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2020 at US$64 million.

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Download this Fact File.

Alternatively, you can explore AcuComm’s full list of projects in Taiwan.

Weekly Projects Update – 43 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$3,967m

In the week ending 13th April 2018, AcuComm added 17 new projects and updated 26 in our database. In total, these projects have a combined estimated value of US$3,967 million.

This brings the total number of active projects in the database to 4,958, with an estimated value of US$356.3 million.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – China WtE Facility

Construction of a 25 MW WtE facility

Earlier this month, it was revealed that China Everbright International had secured a contract to undertake the Ji’an Waste-to-Energy Project.

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#Editors’Pick – Organic waste & WtE facilities

Argentina: Development of organic waste facilities

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide over €42.2 million to finance the investment needed for the treatment of 200,000 tonnes of waste in Jujuy Province.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Biomass Plant

Development of a 50 MW biomass plant

Work is expected to commence shortly on a new biomass plant in El Bierzo, León. This comes following the approval of financing for the project in recent months.

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