A new hazardous waste to energy facility was commissioned at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park on Monday by the joint venture SCIP Anyo Suez. According to Suez, the RMB450m, (ca. €57m) plant has a capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year and was built in partnership with SAIC Motor, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) and Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). With the completion of the latest project, Suez's total hazardous waste incineration capacity at SCIP increased from 120,000 tonnes/year to 160,000 tonnes/year, said the French environmental services provider.
The industrial park, a major integrated petrochemical base, is located in the south of Shanghai in Hangzhou Bay. Suez' cooperation with SCIP extends back over two decades to the establishment of the park. Since 2002, Suez has provided industrial water and wastewater treatment for industrial customers in the park. Hazardous waste disposal support services were added in 2006. SAIC Motor and SINOPEC are recent co-investors the Anyo project, having joined tsince 2020. When it first announced the project, Suez put the estimated cumulative turnover generated by the plant at €528m over a period of 30 years.
Jin Jian, president of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company Limited, said, “The three-year construction period has been an extraordinary journey of reaffirming our commitment and overcoming challenges." The construction of the Anyo project was completed on schedule, in spite of the challenges presented by COVID, according to Suez.