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Florida WTE Facility Conducts First Fire

Facility operators at the Solid Waste Authority (SWA) of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida, began feeding post-recycled municipal solid waste (MSW) into the first of three processing lines at Renewable Energy Facility 2 (REF 2). The “first fire” occurred at 1:53 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Further testing of the three processing lines will continue in the coming weeks.

Considered one of the most advanced and cleanest waste-to-energy (WTE) power plants in North America, REF 2 will process more than 1 million tons of postrecycled MSW each year, while providing power for an estimated 40,000 homes and businesses.

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