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Asia leads growth in waste-to-energy market

The waste-to-energy (WtE) market continues its strong global growth, with Asian leading the charge.

In its “Waste to Energy 2016/17” report, Germany-based consultancy firm ecoprog said that worldwide treatment capacity reached more than 300 million annual tonnes, with close to 2,150 plants operating in late 2015.

Global energy recovery market remains strong

Leading analyst firm ecoprog has published it latest global analysis of energy recovery plants, noting strong growth globally and boom growth in Asia.

Forecasts have improved especially for the national Waste to Energy (WtE) markets in India, Thailand and Australia. At the same time, the technology market in Europe is recovering slowly.

Today, more than 2,200 waste incineration plants are operational throughout the world. They have an installed treatment capacity of about 280 million tons of waste per year.

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