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Energy-from-Waste Plants - Hitachi Zosen World No. 1 Strategy -

Global economic growth has led to concerns about energy resources and environmental destruction. Energy-from-Waste Plants address both of these issues at the same time. By supplying Energy-from-Waste Plants, Hitachi Zosen is making an important contribution to global issues.

About Hitachi Zosen

Leading company in terms of quantity of power produced in Japan

The first mechanical Energy-from-Waste Plants in Japan was built by Hitachi Zosen in 1965. Hitachi Zosen has built a total of 443 plants all over the world, of which 231 are also designed to generate power. These facilities have a total theoretical output of 330,000 kW. The 45 facilities currently in operation generate a combined total of 260,000 kW of power. This is equivalent to a 1.16 million ton reduction in CO2 emissions every year, the same as annual emissions from 240,000 households.

Osaka City Environment Bureau, HigashiYodo Incineration Plant
Power capacity: 10,000 kW

Fukuoka City Environment Bureau, Clean Park Rinkai Incineration Plant
Power capacity: 25,000 kW

Clean Association of TOKYO 23, Chuo Incineration Plant
Power capacity: 15,000 kW

Osaka City Environment Bureau, Maishima Incineration Plant
Power capacity: 32,000 kW

Resource and Environment United-Cities of Saitama East, Plant No.1
Power capacity: 24,000 kW

Clean Association of TOKYO 23, Shinagawa Incineration Plant
Power capacity: 15,000 kW

About Hitachi Zosen

Subsidiary of leading European manufacturer

AE & E Inova, which has supplied over 200 Energy-from-Waste Plants to clients in Europe and elsewhere, is now a subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen. This means that Hitachi Zosen (including AE & E Inova) has supplied more than 400 Energy-from-Waste Plants, making it the world’s largest manufacturer in this segment.
Hitachi Zosen has set up a local subsidiary making similar plants in the United States, and is in the process of setting up another subsidiary in India as part of overseas expansion plans that involve supplying Energy-from-Waste Plants to clients all over the world.




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