Global Waste Investment Fact File 2018: Portugal

The focus for our next Global Waste Investment Fact File falls on Portugal. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 8 projects in the country. These have a total value of US$334 million or US$42 million each.

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#Editors’Pick – WtE and hazardous waste facilities

Japan: Construction of WtE and waste treatment facilities

JFE Engineering is to undertake the design-build-operate contract for new waste-to-energy (WtE) and incombustible waste treatment facilities in Japan. Located in Azumino, Nagano Prefecture, the facilities will have a combined throughput of 63 tonnes per day.

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#Editors’Pick – Waste sorting facilities in Reunion & Sweden

Reunion: Construction of a household waste sorting, recycling and recovery plant

SUEZ has announced that its subsidiary, Inovest, is to undertake a new project for the sorting, multi-channel treatment and recovery of household waste in Reunion.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Denmark Biomass Plant

Construction of an 8 MW biomass plant

Ryomgård Fjernvarmeværk has ordered a new straw-fuelled district heating biomass plant from Linka Energy. The plant will have a silo for the storage of 14 day’s supply.

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Weekly Projects Update – 50 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$3,913m

In the week ending 2nd February 2018, AcuComm added or updated 50 projects to the database. These have a combined estimated value of US$3,913 million. There were 20 new projects and 30 updates.

The number of active projects in the AcuComm database is now up to 4,884. These have an estimated value of US$347.4 million or US$71 million on average.

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  • The United Arab Emirates was the leading country in the past week in terms of project value, accounting for US$872 million. This was equal to 22.3% of the total.
  • The leading company was BESIX Group, a contractor/engineer based in Belgium.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – UK Materials Recovery Facility

Installation of an AI system at an MRF

Green Recycling has become the first company in the UK to invest in Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control), which will increase the recovery of recyclables at their materials recycling facility in Essex.

The technology, which has already been installed at three plants in the US, incorporates an AI-powered vision system that identifies recyclables and makes decisions. It is partnered with a robotic sorted that will pick items and place them into shoots.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Ukraine Biogas Plant

Development of a 15.6 MW biogas plant

Last month, a new biogas plant located next to Ukraine-2001’s sugar refinery in Teofipol was inaugurated. The plant is being heralded as the largest in Ukraine, with six 3,800 cubic metre reactors.

The facility will use cattle manure, corn silage and sugar beet pulp as feedstock to produce electricity for four GE Jenbacher engines.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – China WtE Facility

China Everbright International has completed work on the Hangzhou Waste-to-Energy Project following an 18-month construction period. Operations have now commenced at the facility, which is expected to generate over 390,000,000 kWh of electricity each year.

It is the third project in the area that has been secured by China Everbright, and will mainly be responsible for processing part of the waste produced in downtown Hangzhou.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Austria

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the Austria edition. As of August 2017, AcuComm was listing five waste projects in the country, with a total value of US$216 million, or US$43 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$162 million or 75% of the total. This is followed by recycling, accounting for US$33 million or 15% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 0.5 million tonnes. This is equal to 98,586 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 11% of Austria’s estimated annual waste generation at 4.7 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$28 million are expected to become operational in 2017.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: China

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the China edition. As of August 2017, AcuComm was listing 162 projects in the country, with a total value of US$20,506 million or US$127 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$16,134 million or 79% of the total. This is followed by recycling, accounting for US$1,340 million or 7% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 67.6 million tonnes. This is equal to 417,478 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 41% of China’s estimated annual waste generation, at 163.9 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$17,270 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2017 at US$4,494 million.

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