Optimised Plant Design: Hitachi Zosen Inova Builds First Compact Biogas Plant in France

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has signed two more contracts to deliver biogas projects in the French region of Île-de-France. Each features a wet AD plant and a membrane upgrading system to produce biomethane. One of the plants will be built to a new design that HZI has developed for biogas installations generating 500 Nm³/h of […]

HZI Receives Notice to Proceed for the Construction of a New Energy from Waste Plant in Slough, England

HZI and SSE Thermal to realise their third joint project in the UK A joint venture consisting of UK energy company SSE Thermal and Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has granted Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) notice to proceed for the construction of a new energy from waste plant […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Launches Lighthouse Project to Produce Renewable Natural Gas in Canada

Upgrades to StormFisher London Biogas Facility helping to green Ontario’s gas supply The largest membrane gas upgrading plant ever delivered by Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has recently been handed over to StormFisher, who in turn have partnered with Enbridge Gas to inject low-carbon RNG into the company’s natural gas distribution system in Ontario, Canada. By […]

Carsten Stölting Takes the Reins at Hitachi Zosen Inova Deutschland

On 1 November 2020 Carsten Stölting has taken over the role as Managing Director of Hitachi Zosen Inova Deutschland. He succeeds Berthold Büttenbender, who led the company for six years. Cologne-based Hitachi Zosen Inova Deutschland GmbH (HZID) announced a change in leadership. Qualified engineer Carsten Stölting succeeded Berthold Büttenbender as Managing Director on 1 November […]

Follow-up Project in Sweden: Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan Wins Contract to Build a CNG Station

The HZI Kompogas® plant currently being built in Jönköping represents best practice implementation of Sweden’s decarbonization strategy, generating biogas from organic waste and upgrading it to create a renewable fuel for carbon-free transportation. From December 2020 this facility will supply gas to a new CNG filling station. The contract to build this filling station has […]

East Rockingham EfW Project Wins Asia Pacific Waste Deal of the Year Award

The East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility (Australia) has been awarded with the IJ Global Award in the category waste. Every year the leading magazine for infrastructure projects awards companies for special activities and closed deals in the Asia Pacific region. The new Energy from Waste (EfW) plant is to be built around 40 kilometres south […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Scores Hattrick in France with Contracts for Three Biogas Projects

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan, a subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen Inova, is to build three new biogas plants with biomethane production in France. Each contract covers the construction of a digestion system including gas upgrading units. The company, which specialises in biomethane production and CO2 recovery, will deliver the projects on a one-stop shop basis. The […]

SERV was Awarded for their Achievements in the Istanbul Project

Europe’s largest EfW facility is currently under construction in Istanbul. Together with the Turkish partner Makyol, HZI is acting as general contractor in the project. The Swiss export risk insurance company SERV has now received two awards for its extraordinary merits in this project in Istanbul: firstly the “Environmental Enhancement ECA-backed Deal of the Year […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova’s Technology Supports Moscow Region’s Waste Management

Construction Starts on the Moscow Region’s Second Energy from Waste Plant Technology company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and Russian consortium partner ZiO-Podolsk are to supply the entire technology for the new Energy from Waste plant in the Moscow region. The installation will process 700,000 metric tons of waste to generate 70 MW of electricity for […]

SSE Thermal and CIP Commission Hitachi Zosen Inova to Construct New Energy from Waste Plant in England

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has won a contract to construct a new Energy from Waste plant on the Slough Trading Estate near London, England. The project has been developed by a Joint Venture consisting of energy group SSE Thermal and Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The plant will […]

Extracting the Best from the Rest: Ragn-Sells and Hitachi Zosen Inova Build Facility for Processing Flue Gas Treatment Residues in Sweden

Swedish recycling company Ragn-Sells and Swiss cleantech company Hitachi Zosen Inova are to build a facility for processing flue gas treatment residues at Högbytorp, Sweden. The process enables salts to be extracted from the waste product which can then be reused in industrial and chemical processes. The flue gas treatment residue processing facility being built […]

Chinese Megacity Chongqing Again Chooses Swiss Kompogas® Technology

Hitachi Zosen Inova has been awarded the contract to supply Chongqing with three Kompogas® digesters. This is the Swiss company’s second project already for the Chinese megacity. The plant will process up to 110,000 tonnes of organic waste a year to produce biogas, making a major contribution to the achievement of China’s ambitious recycling targets. […]

New Kompogas® Plant in Rhineland-Palatinate Will Allow Efficient Recycling of Organic Waste

Hitachi Zosen Inova to build dry digestion plant in Rhein-Hunsrück Hitachi Zosen Inova and Eggersmann are building a new Kompogas® dry digesting plant in the town of Kirchberg (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany), due for completion in summer 2021. The new installation, which will convert around 15,000 metric tons of organic waste a year into biogas and liquid […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova and Vy Buss AB Sign Long-Term Contract for Biogas Offtake Agreement

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has won a public competition to secure a 10-year biogas offtake agreement at a volume of 1,650,000 kg (ca. 21 GWh) per year with the local bus operating company Vy Buss AB for the 52 city buses in Jönköping. This is equivalent to saving around 6,000 tonnes of fossil fuel related […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build New Energy from Waste Plant for Covanta, Biffa and the Green Investment Group

New turnkey plant will be one of the most energy-efficient Energy from Waste facilities in the world. To deliver the Newhurst project, its twelfth overall in the UK, Hitachi Zosen Inova will be acting on behalf of a consortium of developers comprising Covanta, Biffa and the Green Investment Group. Strategically located just off the M1 […]

Swiss Technology for Swiss Waste Treatment Plant – A Decades-Long Collaboration Is to Continue

Hitachi Zosen Inova is to supply the combustion technology and boiler for an Energy from Waste project in Zuchwil, Canton Solothurn. Since 1976 Hitachi Zosen Inova has been involved in building and overhauling the existing Energy from Waste plant (EfW) in Zuchwil. Now the Swiss company will supply its combustion technology and the boiler for […]

Right Around the World: Hitachi Zosen Inova Supplies Technology for Energy from Waste Plant in Australia

First project Down Under for the Swiss technology company Swiss cleantech company Hitachi Zosen Inova is delivering its first energy-from-waste plant in Australia in East Rockingham near Perth. In addition to developing and constructing the state-of-the-art facility, the company will also part-own and co-operate it. By the end of 2022 a new Energy from Waste […]

Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Handed Over to Client

After 3 years of construction, the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Energy-from-Waste plant has successfully completed its commissioning phase and has been handed over to the client Multifuel Energy Ltd (MEL), a joint venture between SSE plc and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. to start the commercial operation. The new Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility, located next […]

Hitachi Zosen Corporation and Hitachi Zosen Inova Realise First Joint Plant in Power-to-Gas Project

The first joint methanation test plant of Hitachi Zosen Corporation and Hitachi Zosen Inova in NEDO project (New Energy Industrial Development Organization, Japan) has begun operation in Japan. The plant marks an important milestone for entry into international Power to Gas (PtG) markets. Read the complete article here.

First Project in Denmark: Farming Business Opts for Hitachi Zosen Inova Gas Upgrading Technology

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan is to deliver its first project in Denmark: The gas upgrading technology specialist has been awarded the contract to build a membrane plant that will upgrade 900 Nm³/h of raw biogas to produce biomethane for injection into the grid. The installation will be producing renewable natural gas by the end of […]

Moscow to Receive Swiss Support in Fight Against Waste Mountains

Four energy-from-waste plants are to be constructed in Moscow Region. A consortium consisting of the Swiss clean-tech firm Hitachi Zosen Inova and the Russian technology company ZiO-Podolsk was awarded the contract by the client, the Russian operating company Alternative Generating Company. The plants will make a substantial contribution toward reducing the number of landfill sites […]

Another Hitachi Zosen Inova Biogas Upgrading Plant to Deliver Renewable Gas to the French Gas Grid

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH (HZI BioMethan) has been awarded the contract to build another biogas and biomethane production facility in France. The plant, which will be custom-designed to the needs of the client, is the first in a series of eight projects to be delivered by HZI BioMethan over the next year with project […]

Optimise Waste Management While Generating Renewable Energy

Digester Gas Treatment with Powerful VOC Pre-Cleaning From 21st to 23rd May 2019, the sewage sludge days, an event held by the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) in Würzburg, will discuss current political, legal and procedural developments in sewage sludge treatment and disposal. One way in which sewage treatment plants are increasingly […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova Hands EfW Plant in Edinburgh Over to Client

Hitachi Zosen Inova has handed over the energy-from-waste plant in Edinburgh to the client. Featuring state-of-the-art EfW technology from HZI, the installation will supply around 32,000 households with electricity.   On 18 April 2019, Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) handed over the Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Millerhill (Edinburgh) to the client, FCC E&M Ltd., a […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova and PJSC ZiO-Podolsk Have Signed Consortium Agreement

On 16 April 2019 Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and PJSC ZiO-Podolsk, a subsidiary of Atomenergomash (Russia) signed a Consortium Agreement for the cooperation in the construction of four Energy from Waste (EfW) plants in the Moscow region. HZI will act as technology supplier within the consortium, whereas PJSC ZiO-Podolsk delivers manufacturing services of the power […]

The Success Story Goes On: Hitachi Zosen Inova Wins Another Major Contract to Build an EfW Plant in the UK

Rookery South Limited have awarded the contract to construct England’s latest EfW plant to the Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova, building on successful collaboration forged in earlier projects. In the future, the Rookery South plant will process 545,000 metric tons of solid municipal and commercial waste a year to generate more than 60 MW of […]

Scandinavia’s First Kompogas® Plant is now in Operation

After just less than two years of construction, Hitachi Zosen Inova handed over the new Kompogas® plant in Högbytorp, Sweden, to E.ON Biofor Sverige AB. The instal-lation will process the region’s organic waste to generate high-grade biomethane, compost, and liquid fertilizer. On the same day as launching the project to build a Kompogas® plant in […]

Kompogas® Plant in Jönköping: A Prime Example of Swedish Sustainability in Action

A new Kompogas® plant, due for completion in 2020, is to be built in the Swedish city of Jönköping by Hitachi Zosen Inova. The company also financed, developed and designed the whole project and, additionally will own and operate the facility. The installation will make a substantial contribution to efforts to decarbonise the country by […]

Europe’s Energy Capital Relies on HZI BioMethan’s Renewable Gas Upgrading Technology

Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan GmbH (HZI BioMethan) has been awarded the contract to build a biogas upgrading plant including the in-house gas scrubber and a desulphurisation and VOC filter system as part of a biogas project in Aberdeen. The installation is part of the city’s new energy center and will be the first to feature […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova AG Acquires Jönköping’s Biogas Plant and Paves the Way for the Installation of a New Kompogas® Plant

Following the agreement between Sweden’s Jönköping Municipality and Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI) in spring 2018, HZI has acquired Jönköping’s biogas operations, Jönköping Energi Biogas AB, on February 1st, 2019. The company will be renamed to HZI Biogas Operations AB but continues to process local kitchen and food waste in its existing wet fermentation facility. […]

East Rockingham RRF: Suez Joins Consortium

SUEZ Joins Consortium Developing Energy from Waste Facility in East Rockingham, Australia The consortium developing the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility has awarded SUEZ, global expert in the water and waste resource management sectors, the role of waste management partner for the project for a minimum term of 20 years. SUEZ’s entry into the project […]

Festive Inauguration for the US’ First Kompogas® Plant in San Luis Obispo, CA

On 15 November 2018 North America’s first Kompogas® plant was opened in San Luis Obispo. The dry anaerobic digestion plant marks the first DBFOO project for Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and contributes significantly to California’s sustainability strategy. Governmental representatives were present as well as delegates of the investor and operational companies. The opening ceremony was […]

Australia: HZI Consortium Signs 20-Year Waste Supply Agreement with City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn, a local government area of Perth, Western Australia (WA), has signed an agreement with a consortium led by Hitachi Zosen Inova to supply waste to the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) for a minimum of 20 years. The contract bolsters WA’s long-term waste management strategy, under which Energy from Waste […]

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. […]