Transactions - SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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World’s largest waste-to-energy project on schedule for completion in Dubai

by Kali Persall

Dubai Waste Management Centre (DWMC), the world’s largest waste-to-energy project, is nearing completion, according to ​​TradeArabia.

Construction of the landmark project began in 2021 in an effort to reduce the emirate’s carbon footprint and achieve sustainable development goals by reducing and diverting waste from landfills by 2030.

The first-of-its-kind project will convert 45 percent of the emirate’s municipal waste into renewable energy. Once fully operational, the plant’s renewable energy will feed the local electricity grid with 215 megawatt hours of clean energy.

“Dubai has always sought to be a pioneer in the field of waste-to-energy,” said Dawoud Al Hajri, director general of Dubai Municipality. “By reducing the amount of solid waste and providing alternative sources for generating clean energy, the project will contribute to achieving a sustainable and eco-friendly model of waste management. With the world’s largest operat

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