#Editors’Pick – WtE & organic waste treatment facilities

Myanmar: Construction of a WtE facility

Earlier this month, JFE Engineering announced that they had completed Myanmar’s first waste-to-energy (WtE) facility. The plant will incinerate 60 tonnes of waste each day, generating 0.76 MW of electricity.

Prior to the opening of the new facility, the city of Yangon was sending all of its 2,500 tonnes of waste per day to landfill.

For full details regarding this project, click here.

Italy: Construction of a 100,000 tpa organic waste treatment facility

HERAmbiente, a part of Hera Group, is constructing a new organic waste treatment facility in Bologna. The relevant permits were obtained in March, which enabled the Notice to Proceed to be signed on 31st March.

Hitachi Zosen Inova is set to supply its Kompogas dry anaerobic digestion (AD) technology, with construction for these scheduled to begin in July 2017.

Construction of the plant was based on plans to treat organic waste generated in the region using methane fermentation technology. It is thought that it will be the largest dry AD plant in Europe.

You can keep up with the latest updates on this project by clicking here.

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