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Denmark's visionary waste-to-energy plant


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Danish government plans to build 9 artificial island that will function as a new waste-to-energy plant.

Biowaste and wastewater will be processed and turned into clean water and biogas.

Will also serve as a tech hub, a flood barrier and a sports and recreation destination.

Plans to use 26 million cubic meters of surplus soil sourced from subway and building projects.

Expected to produce over 300,000 MWh of renewable energy.

Estimated construction cost is 425 million euros and is expected to create 12,000 jobs.

Project developed in collaboration with COWI along with DHI-group, MOE, Aglaja and Rambøll.

Denmark is always ahead in the game of renewable energy

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