By Staff writer
Plant will be operational by first quarter of 2020 and produce 69 megawatts, says Dubai Municipality
Dubai Municipality has issued the construction tender for the Middle East’s largest solid waste-to-energy plant, according to state news agency WAM.
In June, the civic body said the $545 million (AED2 billion) facility would be built in the Warsan District II.
The facility is intended to help reduce landfill waste by 75 percent by 2021 while protecting the environment from methane gas emitted from landfills.
Once operational in the first quarter of 2020, the plant will receive 2,000 metric tonnes of solid waste a day and produce 60 megawatts of energy, WAM said.For all the latest construction news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.