6 Aug 2019 09:55

Turkey's Yenigun to build waste-to-energy plant in Moscow Region for RT-Invest

KRASNOGORSK. Aug 6 (Interfax) - RT-Invest Group and Turkish construction company Yenigun have signed a contract to start construction of a waste-to-energy plant in the Naro-Fominsky district of Moscow Region, the Russian company told Interfax on Monday.

"As a result of a tender, Turkish corporation Yenigun was selected general contractor for construction. According to the design, the plant will process 700,000 tonnes of solid municipal waste per year and generate 75 MW of electricity," a company spokesman said.

Work has already begun at the construction site, he said.

Overall investment in the construction of the plant will exceed 30 billion rubles.

RT-Invest said the first stage of construction includes installation of temporary facilities, excavation of foundation pits, road construction and pouring of concrete for the main and auxiliary buildings.

The second stage includes construction of the main and auxiliary buildings and installations, laying of permanent utility lines and delivery of equipment.

It was reported earlier that a total of four waste-to-energy plants will be built in Moscow Region. They are scheduled to open on after another in 2021-2022. The first plant is being built in the Voskresensky district.