Saint-Saulve WTE Plant is a 15MW biopower project. It is located in Hauts-de-France, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1977.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 15 15 Active Hauts-de-France, France Tiru


The project is developed and owned by Tiru. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 56.3GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 29,000 households.

Household waste which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1977.

Contractors Involved

Alstom was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Martin Engineering supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Tiru

Tiru SA (TIRU), a subsidiary of EDF Group is a waste recovery service provider that designs, builds and operates thermal, biological and material treatment plants. The company’s activities include technical and engineering department, heat recovery, biological recovery, materials recovery, sorting and recycling, oscillating kiln technology and district heating. It offers upstream consultancy services such as choice of technologies and processes, preliminary studies and system dimensioning. TIRU provides downstream services which include testing support, commissioning, performance analysis and optimization of operating units, system operation optimization, boiler and turbo-alternator set expertise and drafting of maintenance. The company builds and operates thermal treatment units and biological material in France, Britain and Canada. TIRU is headquartered in La Defense, France.


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