Finnish Firms Partner with Indigenous Companies on 3 Waste to Power Plants in Ondo


Typha Cenia Nigeria Limited, a Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based company in partnership with Ecoteko Finland, is to build three waste to energy power plants in Ondo state that will generate 7.8 megawatts of power each per day, Vanguard reports.

The Executive chairman of Typha Cenia, Dr. Solomon Edebiri disclosed this in Ikare, Ondo state, while speaking at a town-hall meeting organised by the office of the Special Assistant on Political Matters to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mr. Austin Pelemo in Ikare. Dr. Edebiri disclosed that under the arrangement, the government is not expected to contribute any money into building the plants which are expected to be located in each of the three senatorial districts of the state.

According to him, the waste to power technology which is operational all over Europe, is designed to convert municipal waste to energy, saying that with the new technology, 300 tons of municipal waste will generate 7.8mw of electricity per day. Also speaking, the special assistant to the Governor on Political matters Hon. Austin Pelemo, said that Ondo generates enough waste from homes and industries to supply up to ten similar plants in the state and added that the state government would give speedy attention to the proposal.


Source: Energy Mix Report

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