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 […]

Paris once again relies on Hitachi Zosen Inova’s technology

Both HZI technologies used in a project for the first time. The signing of the contract on February 2, 2015 between the parties involved has signaled the start for the realization of the new energy-from-waste plant at Ivry-sur-Seine (Paris). Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) will deliver the boiler and combustion system for the thermal facility. Meanwhile, […]

HZI acquires HNP Kraftwerkstechnik GmbH

Former business partner to continue as subsidiary Hitachi Zosen Inova Inova has signed an agreement with Hydraulik Nord GmbH to acquire HNP Kraftwerkstechnik GmbH. This move will enable HZI to extend its service portfolio in Germany in direct proximity to long-standing clients. On December 23, 2014, Cologne-based Hitachi Zosen Inova Deutschland GmbH (HZID) and Hydraulik Nord GmbH, which […]

Contributing to sustainable waste treatment worldwide

With the final closing on December 10, the asset deal between Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI) and Axpo Kompogas Engineering AG has entered into force, and all plant construction activities will thus be transfered to HZI with immediate effect. Having acquired the Kompogas technology, HZI now has two first-class technologies for waste-to-energy conversion. In addition […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova acquires Kompogas technology

Two first-class waste management technologies under one roof The acquisition of the Kompogas technology completes the portfolio of Hitachi ZosenInova (HZI), and therefore the company extends its position as one of the world’s leading providers of energy-from-waste (EfW) plants and solutions. Zurich-based HZI is already a global market leader in thermal energy-from-waste recovery. By acquiring […]

Royal Opens the New Energy from Waste Facility at Billingham, Teesside

His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent KG officially opened on October 8th 2014 Hitachi Zosen Inova’s forth energy from waste facility in execution in the United Kingdom. The new state-of-the-art facility has been developed by SITA UK, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, on behalf of the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership, which comprises Gateshead, […]

HZI marks with Herefordshire & Worcestershire its eighth project success in the UK

Hitachi Zosen Inova has achieved its eighth project success in the UK as turnkey supplier in its eighth year after market entry and exceeds the 1.5 billion EUR mark for UK order intake. A Waste Management Services PFI Contract was signed between the Councils of Herefordshire and Worcestershire and Mercia Waste Management Ltd (Mercia) in […]

HZI to start site works for its energy-from-waste plant in Poznan

Successful achievement of permits and financial close paves way to execution Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has been given notice to proceed to build the energy-from-waste (EfW) plant for the Polish city of Poznan in consortium with Hochtief. The new facility is the centerpiece of Poland’s largest public-private partnership project to date, and HZI’s first EfW […]


I am pleased to inform that Seiji Shimoda, CTO and member of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI) has taken up a new assignment at Hitachi Zosen group company in Osaka as of April 1, 2014. He assumed the CTO position three years ago immediately after the acquisition of […]

Ferrybridge Multifuel project employs two apprentices

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), the main contractor for the Ferrybridge Multifuel power station that is currently under construction at the Ferrybridge ‘C’ Power Station site, are pleased to be supporting an important skills initiative by employing two full time Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) apprentices at the site.  The multifuel facility is a joint […]

Another UK company awarded Ferrybridge Multifuel construction

HZI is the principal contractor for Multifuel Energy Limited (MEL), a joint venture partnership between SSE (owners of Ferrybridge Power Station) and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., and it has committed to using UK and local contractors wherever possible. Caddick Counstruction Ltd has been chosen to construct a new parts store, a new building which will be […]

UK company awarded Ferrybridge Multifuel insulation contract

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI), the main contractor for the Ferrybridge Multifuel power station that is currently under construction at the Ferrybridge ‘C’ Power Station site, has awarded the insulation contract for the project to UK company, Rainham Industrial Services (RIS). HZI is the Principal Contractor for Multifuel Energy Limited (MEL), a joint venture project company between SSE (owners of […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to begin construction of new Severnside Energy Recovery Centre for SITA UK

Hitachi Zosen Inova is due to begin construction of a new 34 megawatt energy recovery facility in South Gloucestershire, as part of a public private partnership (PPP) contract between the West London Waste Authority and a consortium led by SITA UK. Hitachi Zosen Inova is expected to begin construction of the Severnside Energy Recovery Centre (SERC) at […]

HZI Shows Strong Partnership as Key to Success for the Buckinghamshire project

Zurich, 7 May 2013 –  Hitachi Zosen Inova has been given the EPC contractor role in the construction of the Greatmoor energy-from-waste (EfW) facility in the UK. This CHF 210 million project will see Hitachi Zosen Inova providing support to the Buckinghamshire area both in terms of sustainable thermal waste treatment and the creation of a large […]

Hitachi Zosen Inova to build its first energy-from-waste plant in Poland

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has been given in consortium the EPC contractor role in building an energy-from-waste (EfW) plant for the Polish city of Poznan. The new facility is the centerpiece of Poland’s largest public-private partnership project to date, and HZI’s first EfW project in the country. The contract for the Poznan project, awarded on April 10, 2013, […]