Morristown, N.J.-based waste and energy firm Covanta Holding Corp. has accepted its first waste delivery at its new 58-MW Dublin Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Facility in Poolbeg, Dublin Port, which will begin burning waste by the weekend and supplying enough electricity for 80,000 homes by the end of May.
The new WTE facility will process 600,000 tonnes of waste per year, and it will operate at full capacity by September.
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The first delivery of waste to Dublin's Poolbeg incinerator took place this morning.
The plant will start burning waste by the weekend and by the end of May it will start supplying enough electricity for 80,000 homes.
A district heating system for 50,000 homes is awaiting infrastructure but is expected to be part of the Poolbeg West development.