Reppie Waste-to-Energy

Cambridge Industries Ltd and its partner China National Electric Engineering Co (CNEEC)

Reppie Waste-to-Energy is a large power generation station using garbage as fuel.

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Reppie Waste-to-Energy uses municipal waste as a fuel for power generation. The plant has the capacity to treat 1,400 tonnes of waste everyday to generate steam that drives two 25 MW turbines. Together, these two generators have the capacity to generate 185,000,000 kWh. The combustion process will also sort metals for recycling.

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The development, design and construction of the power station is managed by Cambridge Industries Ltd (CIL) in partnership with China National Electric Engineering Co. (CNEEC).

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The waste-to-energy facility cost 95,880,000 USD, plus ~ 15,101,240 USD (434,530,557 ETB) Converted 01 June 2019

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The Reppie Waste-to-Energy facility is the only one of its kind in Africa. Its competitors are other power generation facilities, however these do not process waste.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Government, municipalities and general electricity users in Ethiopia

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