Hong Kong based waste to energy developer, China Everbright International (HKSE: 00257) has completed construction work on its 2000 tonne per day Nanjing Jiangnan Veinous Industrial Park waste to energy Project.
According to the company, the facility is now connected to the grid and begun generating power.
Representing a total investment of approximately RMB1.03 billion ($166 million), the company said that the facility will process around 2000 tonnes of household waste per day and is expected to export over 220,000, MWh annually.
The waste to energy plant is equipped with four mechanical grate furnaces, each with a daily waste processing capacity of 500 tonnes and two 20 MW generators.
The project was developed on a Build operate Transfer (BOT) basis, with concession period of 30 years.
China Everbright said that the facility’s gas emissions will comply with the Euro 2000 Standard.
“The Nanjing Project has been designated as a key project by the Nanjing Municipal Government,” explained Chen Xiaoping, CEO of Everbright International. “The Project is expected to process approximately 800,000 tonnes annually of household waste in Nanjing City.”
The developer added that the Nanjing Project will serve the supporting infrastructure for Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014 which is also a major development for Nanjing City and Jiangsu Province.