Technology and Engineering
  • ISSN: 2333-2581
  • Modern Environmental Science and Engineering

An Overview of the Development of Waste to Energy Plants in China

Xu Haiyun

China Urban Construction Design & Research Institute Company Limited, China

Abstract: Material recycling is enough and lack of statistics in Chinese Mainland.After material recycling the WTE (Waste to Eenergy) has developed rapidly in the last ten years, By the end of 2018, about 364 WTE plants had been built and put into operation. With the development of WTE industry in China, the Equipment manufacturing, construction and operating level of WTE has continuously improved, and the profitability of WTE Plants also been enhanced. With more and more WTE plants are put into use, more and more skilled workers needed. Supervision of WTE plants and fly ash treatment need to be further strengthened. The electricity price subsidy policy effectively promotes the development of WTE. Although there is uncertainty in the future, WTE Plants will continue to develop for rural and town garbage treatment.

Key words: municipal solid waste, waste to energy

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