CAN THO – Greenity Hau Giang Co., Ltd started construction on a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, with over VND1.3 trillion in investment, in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on September 27, contributing to the efforts of the province to protect the environment.
Hau Giang WTE plant will cover over 23 hectares of land in Hoa An Commune, Phung Hiep District, and will be built in two phases. The facility will treat 300 tons of waste per day and generate six megawatts of electricity during the first phase. Its daily processing capacity will be increased to 600 tons and it will generate 12 megawatts of electricity in the second phase.
According to a representative of the provincial government, once completed, the project is expected to treat all the household, industrial, and agricultural waste in the area. Besides, the facility will be connected to the national power grid and contribute a considerable amount of electricity to the socio-economic growth of the province.
The official added that the project was earlier required to ensure its capacity could handle all the waste being discharged in the province. Further, the plant has to deploy modern technology, meet the demand for environmental protection and receive effective investment.
Accordingly, the province decided to build the plant using WTE technology, which is widely used and is both environmentally and socio-economically efficient, the official stressed.
For the project to be put into operation as planned, the provincial government asked departments and agencies to execute their management roles well, facilitate the construction progress and ensure the quality, safety and efficiency of the project so that local residents can soon benefit from it.
The investor and contractors were told to arrange appropriate human resources and mobilize all resources to execute the project as scheduled, making sure it is put into service by the end of 2021.
By Trung Chanh