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NEDO Launches Demonstration Operations of Vietnam's First Waste Incineration Power Generation Plant

- Demonstrating the effectiveness of waste-to-energy plants as an energy-saving technology -
April  24,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Hitachi Zosen Corporation

As part of a NEDO project, Hitachi Zosen Corporation has completed the construction and trial operation of Vietnam's first waste incineration power generation plant and has launched demonstration operations of the facility from April 1. During the six-month demonstration operation period, the plant will be used to verify the processing methods suited to various types of industrial waste and demonstrate the operability and effectiveness as an energy-saving technology.

Today, government officials from both Japan and Vietnam involved in the project and representatives of companies including operators of industrial waste discharge factories in Hanoi City, Vietnam, attended a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the plant and the launch of demonstration operations on the premises of the plant.

  • Outside shot of the waste incineration power generation plant
    Figure 1. The waste incineration power generation plant that has started demonstration operations

Plant overview

Construction site: Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex
Incineration method:Stoker-fired rotary kiln furnace
Process capacity:75t/day × 1 furnace
Generation capacity:1930kW

  • Figure of the process flow diagram
    Figure 2. Process flow diagram of the industrial waste incineration power generation demonstration plant

For more information, please contact:

NEDO New Energy Technology Department
Contact Persons: Aramaki, Baba Tel: +81-44-520-5271­

Hitachi Zosen Corporation Public Relations Department
Contact Person: Sugimoto Tel: +81-6-6569-0013­