July 8 (Renewables Now) - Japan's Hitachi Zosen Corp (TYO:7004) announced in the past few days a couple of orders for Energy-from-Waste (EfW) plants in China and Thailand.
First, the company said it had secured a contract from Singapore-based Jurong Engineering Limited (JEL) to build and install a stoker type waste incinerator with an output of 9.8 MW as part of a project in Rayong Province, Thailand. Jurong Engineering is building the EfW facility under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) with Thai power producer Global Power Synergy PCL (BKK:GPSC), or GPSC.
Today, Hitachi Zosen also announced that Shanghai Pufa Thermoelectric Energy Co Ltd has awarded the company a contract that covers the engineering, supply of main equipment and supervisory service on the grate combustion system for a 130-MW project in Shanghai city, China.
Completion of the Chinese facility is scheduled for 2022.