AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Finland Biofuel Plant

Construction of a plant to convert sludge into biofuel

C-Green Technology has been granted nearly SEK 22.7 million to develop a sludge to biofuel plant at Stora Enso’s mill in Heinola. New technology will be used at the facility to pressurise and heat large amounts of wastewater sludge, creating a dry and clean biocoal.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File 2018: Japan

Our next feature Global Waste Investment Fact File centres on Japan’s waste industry. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 150 active projects in the country. These have a total value of US$18,457 million or US$123 million each.

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AcuComms Daily Full Access Project – China WtE & Biomass Facility

Construction of a waste-to-energy and biomass facility

Earlier this month, it was revealed that China Everbright Greentech will be developing a combined waste-to-energy (WtE) and biomass plant in Lintao County, Gansu Province.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Sweden Waste Sorting Plant

Construction of a waste sorting plant

Stockholm Exergi, the company behind a project to develop a new waste sorting plant in Märsta, has extended the closing date for tender bids. The closing date is now 30th July 2018.

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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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#Editors’Pick – Biogas & Waste Sorting Facilities

Canada: Construction of an organics biofuel processing facility

The City of Surrey officially opened North America’s first fully integrated closed-loop organic waste management facility earlier this month. Curb side organic kitchen and yard waste will be converted into biofuel using anaerobic digestion technology, to later be used by the local fleet of natural gas-powered waste collection and service vehicles.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – India Incinerators

Installation of three incineration units

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Commission (BMC) is to establish three new incinerators which will run on compressed natural gas for the disposal of animal carcasses.

The units will be located in Mahalaxmi, Deonar and Malad and are expected to begin operations in 2019.

Tenders are expected to be issued in June, so if you’d like to find out more about this project, click here.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France AD Plant

Development of a 1.5 MW AD plant

Last month, a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant was inaugurated in Hourtin, Gironde. The plant features two digesters, a post digester and an incorporation hopper that will process 65,000 tonnes of pig manure and crop waste each year.

The energy that is produced at the facility will be sold to EDF.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Brazil

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the Brazil edition. As of August 2017, AcuComm was listing seven projects in the country, with a total value of US$189 million or US$27 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • Recycling is the leading project type, accounting for US$96 million or 51% of the total. This is followed by biogas, accounting for US$57 million or 30% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 1.3 million tonnes. This is equal to 191,525 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 2% of Brazil’s estimated annual waste generation at 56.6 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$132 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2017 at US$50 million.

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Alternatively, you can take a look at all of the projects AcuComm holds in Brazil by clicking here.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Material Recycling Facility

Construction of up to two high diversion material recycling facilities

Catherine Coble, NWMDA’s Director of Finance and Administration, has confirmed to AcuComm that a project to build high diversion material recycling facilities in Baltimore County, Maryland has been cancelled.

If the project had proceeded, the facilities were to incorporate state-of-the-art technology to sort municipal solid waste and sort them into recoverable re-salable materials.

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