#Editors’Pick – Waste-to-energy and recycling facilities

India: Development of a WtE facility
At the end of October 2016, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued a tender for a design, build and operate contract for a waste-to-energy facility at the Deonar dumping ground.

The tender states that the facility will receive 3,000 tonnes of waste per day and generate a minimum of 25 MW. The contract period will be 20 years, including three years for construction. Tenders close on 5th January 2017.

To find out more on this project, click here.

Spain: Development of a waste treatment, composting and recycling facility
On 26th October 2016, a new municipal solid waste treatment facility and composting plant was inaugurated at the environmental complex in Valsequillo, located in the municipality of Antequera. The works involved an investment of €20.9 million, 80% financed with funds from the EU.

The facility will serve more than 430,000 people when it is operational and will be one of the most advanced in Andalucia. It is due to start operating in the first half of 2017.

To take a look at more information on this project, click here.

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