Dublin, IRL

Energy from Waste

Throughput

600,000 t/a

Energy recovered

electricity

Thermal energy

2 x 102.5 MWth

The Dublin EfW plant was built on the Poolbeg peninsula in the city’s dock area. It achieves very low emissions and very high efficiency with a combination of modern combustion technology with high steam parameters and a water-cooled condenser. The plant’s net efficiency is over 30%, putting the Dublin EfW plant, along with other HZI installations, at the top of the European efficiency ratings for thermal waste treatment.

Facts

  • Type of system: air-cooled HZI reciprocating grate
  • Fuel: municipal solid waste
  • Calorific value: 11.5 MJ/kg
  • Number of lines: two
  • Boiler design: four-pass boiler

Client

  • Covanta

Commencement of operation

  • 2017

Components supplied by HZI

  • fabric filter, SNCR, scrubber, HZI SemiDry