Hitachi Zosen Inova is part of a consortium, comprising Dubai
Holding, Dubal Holding, ITOCHU Corporation, BESIX Group, and Tech Group, to
develop the plant, which will be built
and operated under a 35-year concession period with Dubai Municipality.
Siemens Energy will primarily supply electrical house
substations to deliver distributed power to the entire process plant, which
will be in continuous operations.
Siemens Energy will provide equipment such as switchgears,
distribution transformers, and a variety of other power solutions for the
project, designed to meet stringent requirements, to ensure
highly reliable operations and low emission electricity.
The Dubai Waste Management Center will have capacity to
process 1.9 million tons of waste per year, which is equivalent to 45 percent
of Dubai’s current municipal waste generation, and convert it to renewable
The facility supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050,
as well as the goals set out by Dubai Municipality, to minimize the volume of
municipal waste in landfills and develop alternative energy sources,
sustainably and ecologically.
“We are proud that our innovative technologies have been
selected by Hitachi Zosen Inova to support the Dubai Waste Management Center.
This will be a regional landmark for sustainability, reducing landfill waste,
and producing renewable energy,” said Dietmar Siersdorfer, Managing Director,
Siemens Energy Middle East.
“This is an ecologically important project for the country,
in terms of sustainability and renewable power generation with low emissions,
and will encourage further sustainable developments throughout the region. Siemens
Energy’s efficient technology will be fundamental to ensuring highly reliable
operations, whilst meeting stringent requirements,” said Roni Araijy, Country
Sales Director at Hitachi Zosen Inova and responsible for the Middle East.