Iru Waste To Energy Plant is a 17MW biopower project. It is located in Estonia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 17 17 Active Estonia


The project is currently owned by Enefit Green.

The project generates 134GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households, offsetting 540,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $140.057m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2013.

Contractors Involved

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

MAN Energy Solutions was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 402Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 40bar.


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