Recycling Magazine Article: India’s Mountains of Waste Turned into Electricity

India’s waste management is in the focus of the international autumn edition of the Recycling Magazine. With one plant in execution and three new plants being built, HZI shared an article on its experience in the Indian market, where local conditions and requirements are important, with low-cost-optimised solution considerations in the construction.

E.ON Inaugurates Sweden’s Largest Dry Fermentation Plant

Hitachi Zosen Inova has been part of the report about the opening of Swedens largest dry AD plant on the Bioenergy International website: E.ON Sverige AB, the Swedish subsidiary of Germany-headed energy major E.ON AG held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 30, 2018, for Sweden’s largest dry fermentation biogas plant. Designed to treat organic waste […]

HZI BioMethan Builds Gas Upgrading Plant for Hamburg’s Waste Water Treatment Plant

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH (HZIB) has been awarded the contract to build a biogas upgrading plant to process digester gas from waste water sludge into biomethane. The plant will be built on the site of the waste water treatment plant in the port of Hamburg and poses particular construction challenges on the manufacturer due […]

China Once Again Chooses Kompogas® Technology

Hitachi Zosen Inova is awarded to deliver a second Kompogas® plant in the city of Nanjing. Another project to build two Kompogas® digesters for a biogas plant in Nanjing consolidates Swiss cleantech Hitachi Zosen Inova’s position as the leading supplier of anaerobic dry fermentation technologies in China. Following a similar project in Chongqing, with the […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build and Operate Kompogas® Plant to Turn Jönköping’s Organic Waste into Vehicle Fuel

Hitachi Zosen Inova is to build Scandinavia’s second Kompogas® facility in Jönköping, Sweden. It will use a dry fermentation process to convert around 40,000 metric tons of organic waste a year into fuel for buses and cars, and high-grade fertilizers. The new installation will replace an existing wet fermentation facility, assuring the future of organic […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build the World’s Largest Energy from Waste Plant in Dubai

Dubai Municipality has selected Swiss clean tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova in a joint venture with Belgium’s largest construction company BESIX Group to build the world’s largest energy-from-waste facility. The plant will treat 1,825,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year. The world’s largest energy-from-waste (EfW) plant is to be built in the Emirate of […]

CORY and HZI to Build EfW Plant in UK Capital

A new energy-from-waste plant is set to be built in Southeast London. Client CORY has once again opted to collaborate with Swiss technology provider Hitachi Zosen Inova. Augmenting the existing Riverside Energy Recovery Facility, the new plant would ultimately handle around 650,000 t/a of municipal solid waste from the UK capital. Swiss clean-tech company Hitachi […]

Highly efficient combustion with low excess air in a modern energyfrom- waste (EfW) plant

The effect of low excess air and high adiabatic combustion temperatures on CO and NOx formation has been investigated on a commercially operated energy-from-waste plant. With optimal combination of low O2 levels and stable combustion control, uncontrolled NOx levels could be lowered to 100–150 mg/Nm3 (dry, at 11% O2) while keeping CO emissions at low […]

Hitachi Zosen Corporation and Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build First Joint Power-To-Gas Plant

Swiss clean-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova and its parent company Hitachi Zosen Corporation are to deliver the technology for a Power-to-Gas plant in Japan, which will in future produce synthetic natural gas (Methane) from CO2 and hydrogen. As part of Japan’s efforts to bring about a long-term reduction in its existing CO2 emissions, the country’s […]

WMW Article: Turkish Delight for HZI

The WMW Magazine published an excellent report about HZI’s latest project in Istanbul, Turkey: Every day, Istanbul’s 39 municipalities produce some 17,500 tonnes of waste. Currently, nearly all of that is sent to landfill. Now, following a deal with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Hitachi Zosen Inova is preparing to develop Europe’s largest waste to energy plant. […]

Swiss Technology On The Rise In China

China’s first Kompogas® plant to be built in world’s largest city The delivery of two Kompogas® digesters for a biogas plant in Chongqing marks the successful entry of Zurich-based Hitachi Zosen Inova into the Chinese market. HZI’s dry anaerobic digestion technology is thus establishing a foothold in a market that offers considerable potential. With the […]

HZI Consortium Wins Tender for 20-Year Waste Services Contract in Perth, Australia

A Perth Regional Council awarded a 20-year municipal waste service contract to a consortium led by Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova. The plant will process 300,000 tonnes of waste per annum generating around 28 MW of electricity from Australia’s first energy-from-waste. Council Tender by EMRC for 20 Year Waste Treatment The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build Istanbul’s First Energy from Waste Plant

Europe’s largest energy-from-waste plant for municipal solid waste is to be built in Istanbul. The turnkey contract, together with one-year operation has been awarded to the Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova together with its Turkish partner Makyol. The plant will process 1 million tonnes of waste per annum generating around 70 MW of electricity. The […]

Kompogas® Digesters for Greece’s First Biogas Plant

With the delivery of two steel digesters, the proven Kompogas® technology has established a foothold in Greece. The project in the Epirus Region marks an initial step by Greece towards the energetic exploitation of organic waste. The plant will produce 5.4 mio m3/a biogas which is transformed into 11,500 MWh/a of electrical energy. The Epirus […]

France: HZI BioMethan Concludes Contracts for an Additional Four Projects

In April, the German HZI company Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH received orders to build four biogas plants with biomethane production facilities. The Zeven-based firm, which specializes in gas upgrading and carbon capture technology, will execute the projects as general contractor, with the total order volume being around EUR 11.7 million. The first project is […]

Bologna (ITA): The Construction of Europe’s Largest Dry Anaerobic Digestion Plant Can Begin

Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built in Bologna, Italy. The Notice to Proceed was given on Friday, March 31, 2017, so giving the green light for construction to begin. Hitachi Zosen Inova can thus now start delivery of the core modules. Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built […]

Brie (FRA): HZI BioMethan: Initial Feed-In for Project Brie

Acting as general contractor, Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH (HZI BioMethan) is constructing a digestion line with a biogas upgrading facility in Brie-Comte-Robert, France. The initial feed-in of biomethane into the network of Gaz Reseau Distribution France (GRDF) in March 2017 marked a key milestone for the project, which is now on the verge of […]

Poznan (POL): Hitachi Zosen Inova’s Technology Energizes City of Poznan

With the project completion in February 2017, Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) successfully handed over the energy-from-waste (EfW) project in Poznan to the client SUEZ Zielona Energia, a joint venture between SUEZ Polska and the Marguerite Fund. The construction of the second largest EfW plant in Poland marks the first project in the region for the […]

San Luis Obispo (USA): First Kompogas® Plant in the US to be Built in San Luis Obispo, CA

On March 23, 2017, Japan Bank for International Cooperation as the main financer signed the financing agreement for the first Kompogas® project in the US. The dry anaerobic digestion plant in San Luis Obispo County, California, marks the first DBFOO project for Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI). Financing secured The signing of the financing agreement between […]

Högbytorp (SWE): Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build Scandinavia’s First Kompogas® Plant

E.ON Biofor Sverige AB places order with Swiss firm for construction of a large dry anaerobic digestion plant. E.ON Biofor Sverige has placed an order with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) to construct the first Kompogas® plant in Sweden. It will generate enough biogas every year to replace nearly 7 million liters of fossil fuels. HZI’s […]

Order for EfW Plant in Thailand

A consortium formed by Hitachi Zosen Corporationand KPN Green Energy Solution Co., Ltd.(KPN), engaged in the engineering of renewable energy plants in Thailand,has received an order from WPGE Phetchaburi Co., Ltd. (WPP) for an Energy-from-Waste plant comprising a stoker-type waste incinerator with a processing capacity of 476tons per day and power output of 7,900kilowatts. Project […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Acquires Business of ETOGAS GmbH

Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is supplementing its renewable energy activities by acquiring the business of ETOGAS GmbH. Following the acquisitions of Kompogas® and BioMethan, this marks a further consistent step in the field of sustainable energy recovery and utlilisation. On October 21st 2016, Hitachi Zosen Inova AG acquired the assets of Stuttgart-based ETOGAS […]

Scotland’s Capital Chooses Hitachi Zosen Inova’s Technology

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is to build Edinburgh’s energy-from-waste plant. The Swiss clean-tech company delivers the complete technology including its proven combustion technology and a dry flue gas treatment system. The latter will reduce water use and improve the energy efficiency of the plant. A new energy-from-waste (EfW) plant is to be built at the […]

HZI BioMethan to Retrofit Gas Upgrading System at Biogas Plant

The operator of a biogas plant in Parum (in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is changing its facility to produce biomethane in future rather than converting raw biogas into electricity. The retrofit order was awarded to the Zeven-based gas upgrading specialist Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan (HZI BioMethan). The realignment will enable the economically viable operation […]

HZI BioMethan completes first biogas project as part of new company structure

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan (HZIB) handed over the biogas plant in Meaux, France, to the client on August 19, 2016, this being its first such project conducted in full as part of the new company structure. The project to construct a biogas plant with an upgrading facility was acquired shortly after MT BioMethan was integrated […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Hands Greatmoor Project over to FCC Environment

The Swiss clean-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has successfully completed commissioning of the new energy-from-waste plant in Greatmoor (UK), and the client, FCC Environment, has taken over. FCC Environment will now operate the site for 30 years on behalf of Buckinghamshire County Council, who own the facility. This is the sixth project in the […]

New Chairman of the Board

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Sadao Mino took over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hitachi Zosen Inova AG on July 1, 2016, succeeding Mr. Koichiro Anzai who had served as HZI’s Chairman from February 1, 2011 to June 30, 2016. We would like to thank Mr. Anzai for his outstanding commitment […]

Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 – Hitachi Zosen Inova Builds on Success Story

Swiss technology company to deliver Europe’s largest energy-from-waste plant undertaken by an individual contractor Following on from the successful completion of the first energy-from-waste plant (EfW) in Ferrybridge (UK), the Swiss clean-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova has received the order to construct the second facility. The company’s ninth project in the UK will mark a […]

Europe’s Largest Dry Anaerobic Digestion Plant to Use Kompogas®

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) delivers its Kompogas® technology for Europe’s largest biogas plant for dry anaerobic digestion. The facility, built in the north of Italy, will process approximately 100,000 tonnes of organic municipal solid waste per year. The region around Bologna will benefit from the products generated by this process. Europe’s largest biowaste dry anaerobic […]

Biogas Plant to use HZI BioMethan Gas Upgrading in Addition to Electricity Production

The operator of a biogas facility near Koblenz is realigning its plant’s concept by turning to biomethane production, and has commissioned Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan to construct a membrane system with the capacity to handle 500m³/h of raw biogas. At the beginning of April 2016, the plant operator commissioned the Zeven-based specialists Hitachi Zosen Inova […]

Renergia Zentralschweiz AG grants PAC for CSP lot and FGT lot to Hitachi Zosen Inova

Both PACs granted to HZI Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) delivered the chute to stack part for Renergia Zentralschweiz AG’s new Energy from Waste (EfW) and has achieved the Preliminary Acceptance Certificate (PAC) for both the boiler and the flue gas treatment lots. This marks the successful completion of the project’s commissioning phase, and the EfW’s […]

HZI hands over revamped EfW plant KVA Horgen to client

Both PACs granted to HZI as scheduled Innovative technologies supplied by Hitachi Zosen Inova will allow KVA Horgen to operate with markedly higher energy efficiency and material recovery in the future. Following on from the Preliminary Acceptance Certificate (PAC) granted for the boiler lot in July 2015, the PAC for the flue gas treatment lot […]

1 Million Safe Man Hours in Buckinghamshire

Meanwhile the construction works of the project achieved 1 million man hours without any incident. This proves again the high HSE standards of HZI in terms of strategy, policies and procedures. The new facility will be fully operational in spring 2016, and then treat up to 300,000 tonnes of waste per year and will generate […]

HZI hands over Ferrybridge Multifuel plant to client

PAC was granted to HZI as scheduled The Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 (FM1) project has successfully completed its commissioning phase and has entered full commercial operation. The new power station, which is located on land next to Ferrybridge C Power Station, has been under construction for over three years by Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), the main […]

Swiss EfW technology for Russia

The government as well as the the corporations would contribute to the decrease of MSW disposal rate of 80% by 2020 in Moscow region. On 19 June, 2015 within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the execution of the memorandum on cooperation between the Government of the Moscow Region, State Corporation Rostec and the company […]

China once again relies on Hitachi Zosen Inova’s technology

The 33rd EfW project with Hitachi Zosen Inova technology in China. With the contract awarded to Hitachi Zosen Corporation from Hunan Junxin Environmental Protection Group for Changsha City’s first Energy from Waste (EfW) plant a further project will be realized with the technology of Zurich based Hitachi Zosen Inova. Swiss Technology again in China The […]

HZI BioMethan hands over biogas upgrading plant in Heinfelde to client

First plant completed under new owner commences operations The biogas upgrading plant constructed by Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan in Heinfelde has been successfully commissioned. With the biomethane produced being injected into the natural gas network, this project will benefit the entire region. With the completion of the biogas upgrading plant in Heinfelde in the German […]

HZI BioMethan Wins Project in Northern Germany

First pathbreaking order for new biogas upgrading plant under new parent company Shortly after the acquisition by its new owner Hitachi Zosen Inova AG, Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH has received the order to construct a biogas upgrading plant in Wittenburg.  Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH (HZI BioMethan) has secured an order to construct a […]

HZI Awarded for Special Health & Safety Achievements

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has been awarded the prestigious ECIA Safety Award. ECIA (Engineering Construction Industry Association) is one of the most important trade and employer Association for the UK engineering construction industry. To achieve their Health & Safety standard requirements the members have to prove constant health and safety standards that are above the […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Acquires MT-BioMethan GmbH

Extension of Kompogas® Technology opens up new potential in Biogas business With the acquisition of the assets of MT-BioMethan GmbH, Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI) is extending its range of services in the construction and maintenance of biogas plants. This investment will enable HZI, which owns the Kompogas® technology, to further enhance its expertise in […]

HZI acquires interest in patents of Shock Pulse Generators

Securing rights of use and knowhow creates an important platform for future development. By acquiring an interest in the patents of Shock Pulse Generators, Hitachi Zosen Inova has secured unrestricted rights of use in respect of this technology, and the corresponding knowhow. The Shock Pulse technology is a key component in the company’s developments, and […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova opens subsidiary in Sydney

Australian branch ensures proximity to clients and partners in Oceania. With its new office in Australia, Hitachi Zosen Inova has opened another international branch. This will enable the company to establish proximity to regional markets and potential partners. The official legal registration of its new branch office in Sydney in February 2015 marks a further […]