Waste-to-energy through incineration of waste is an effective way of producing electricity and heat, while at the same time getting rid of the possibly hazardous or unrecyclable waste. The waste can be incinerated at specific WtE plants or at plants with permission for co-incineration of waste at biomass boilers or cement kilns. The waste incineration plants are, however, governed by strict emissions regulations.
A new Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document for Waste Incinerators (WI BREF) is currently under review. Gasmet is following the process as well as other upcoming monitoring requirements and emission limits.