Facts + Figures

Operator
Owner
First commissioned
Processed waste volume
Fernwärme Zürich AG
City of Zurich, ERZ Entsorgung + Recycling Zürich
1904
110,000 tons/year

Incineration plant

Year of construction
Incineration platform supplier
Thermal capacity
Boiler supplier
Steam output
 
1995
W+E
47 MW
Wehrle
52 tons/hour (35 bar/420 °C)

Flue gas treatment

Supplier
Process levels
 
Von Roll
  • Electrostatic precipitator
  • Catalytic DeNOx system (raw gas) for NOx reduction
  • 3-stage wet flue gas scrubbing system including activated charcoal dosing for dioxin separation

Energy generation

Electricity generation
Supplier
Power production
Heat output to the district heating network
 
Extraction condensing turbine
BBC
45,000 MWh/year
95,000 MWh/year

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