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Al Warsan Waste to Energy Plant is a 220MW biopower project. It is planned in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2020 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by BESIX Group, Hitachi Zosen Inova and Itochu. The project is currently owned by Itochu with a stake of 20%, Hitachi Zosen Inova with a stake of 10%, BESIX Group and Dubal Holding.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 135,000 households.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2020. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 35 years.

Contractors involved

BESIX Group and Hitachi Zosen Inova are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Doosan Skoda Power will be the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of DST-S20 turbine with 200MW nameplate capacity.

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About BESIX Group

BESIX Group SA (BESIX) is a construction contracting and property development company. It offers engineering and design, planning, civil works, and procurement services for various projects. The company's service portfolio includes civil engineering, industrial works, infrastructure, and marine works, environment and sport and leisure facility management, real estate development, maintenance, and concession. BESIX offers deep foundations, road construction, geo-engineering, water treatment, cable and pipeline construction services. It serves commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure projects across private and public sectors. The company has presence in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania. The company is headquartered in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium.

About Hitachi Zosen Inova

Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI), a subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen Corp, is a renewable energy company that generates energy from waste disposal. The company offers services such as engineering and design, erection and repair, installation and assembly, operation and maintenance, laboratory service, spare parts management and retrofit services. It also provides turnkey solutions including environmental management, project and risk management, plant design, quality management and scheduling. The company offers thermal and biological treatment of residual waste, steam and power, anaerobic digestion, and flue gas treatment. HZI is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

About Itochu

Itochu Corp (Itochu) is a trading company that offers domestic trading, import and export, and overseas trading. The company is engaged in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products, including textile, energy, chemicals, machinery, metals, minerals, food, general products, realty, information and communications technology and finance. It also invests in resource development and holds interests in oil and gas assets. Itochu has business investment in Japan and the overseas market. Geographically, the company has operations in Japan, East Asia, North America, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Oceania. Itochu is headquartered in Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.