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Bee’ah and Masdar Launch Joint Venture to Develop the First Waste-to-Energy Plant in the United Arab Emirates

11.7.2017 17:43 | Business Wire

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Bee’ah, the country’s leading environmental management company, and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have formally established the joint venture Emirates Waste to Energy Company (EWEC) to develop waste-to-energy plants across the region.

In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, around environmental challenges and ways of maintaining a pollution free environment, the first project will be the Sharjah Multi-Fuel Waste-to-Energy Facility. The plant will be the first in the region and will treat, within its first phase, more than 300,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) each year and have a power capacity of around 30 megawatts (MW).

Bee’ah set the ambitious target for Sharjah to achieve zero waste when the company was created back in 2007. At present, the emirate diverts 70% of its waste away from landfill. With the completion of this new facility, Sharjah will soon become the first city in the Middle East to achieve the target of 100% diversion of waste from landfill.

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Bee’ah:
For more information please visit: https://www.beeah.ae/en/interview-request and connect: https://www.facebook.com/beeahuae/ and twitter.com/BEEAHUAE

Masdar:
For more information please visit: http://www.masdar.ae and connect: facebook.com/masdar.ae and twitter.com/masdar

CNIM:
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Contact information

CNIM:
Frederique Vigezzi, Tel enquiries: +33 (0)1 43 59 29 84
E-mail: frederique.vigezzi@gootenberg.fr
or
Bee’ah:
E-mail: press@beeah.ae
Tel enquiries: +971 6 572 9000 – Ext. 1804
or
Masdar:
E-mail: press@masdar.ae
Tel enquiries in Arabic: +971 2 653 3333
Tel enquiries in English: +971 2 653 6014

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