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The Suffolk energy-from-waste facility (UK) is officially inaugurated

New facility has the capacity to recover energy from 269,000 tonnes of waste per year and to generate electricity for the equivalent of 30,000 households

Today, the SUEZ environnement group is inaugurating an energy-from-waste facility in the county of Suffolk, in the presence of the CEO of SUEZ environnement, Jean-Louis Chaussade, and the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Clare, Countess of Euston.

In October 2010, SUEZ environnement signed a 25-year Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract to manage Suffolk County Council’s residual household waste. The contract, worth£1 billion is to design, build and operate an energy-from-waste facility capable of recovering energy from 269,000 tonnes of waste per year, producing enough electricity for the equivalent of 30,000 households.