WTE Plants in Germany - Bayern
Augsburg
Location: BY
Operator: AVA Abfallverwertung Augsburg GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 8.27 MW
Operation: 1994
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ABB
Quick facts: This waste treatment complex serves about 650,000 people and includes a composting facility, a sorting facility, and a WTE power plant all on a 24ha site on Augburg's East Industrial Estate. The plant uses a private rail spur to deliver a portion of the MSW and remove ash and other residuals after incineration. AVA Augsburg is 51% owned by a consortium of the City of Augsburg, Augsburg District Authority and Aichach-Friedberg RDA with the remaining 49% belong to Schwäbische Entsorgungsgesellschaft mbH. The WTE plant cost €312.6mn. APC equipment includes an ESP, a 2-stage gas scrubber, SCR, and an activated carbon injection/baghouse system. Throughput for the 3-line plant is about 200,000 tons MSW/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 25 Aug 2010

Bamberg
Location: BY
Operator: Mullheizkraftwerk Bamberg
Configuration: 1 X 7.2 MW CHP
Operation: 1982
Fuel: refuse, sewage sludge
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: BBC
EPC: BBC
Quick facts: The first two lines at the Bamberg WTE plant started up in 1978, followed by a third in 1981 and the addition of a steam T/G set  in 1982.  District heating followed and then major APC retrofits in 1990 and again in 1996. The plant is municipally-owned and serves about 400,000 residents of Bamberg city and county, Erlangen, and Erlangen-Höchstadt, Forchheim and Wunsiedel counties.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 1 Jan 2011

MHKW Burgkirchen
Location: BY
Operator: ZAS - Zweckverband Abfallverwertung Sudostbayern
Configuration: 1 X12.5-MW CHP
Operation: 1994
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Steinmuller
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This WTE plant in Altotting district supplies steam to Burgkirchen town and the adjacent Gendof industrial park. ZAS is a consortium of five upper Bavarian districts and two lower Bavaria districts. This service terrifory covers about 1mn inhabitants in about 10% of Bavaria's territory.

Photograph courtesy of electric Kreutzpointner GmbH
Posted 27 Dec 2016

Coburg
Location: BY
Operator: Zweckverband fur Abfallwirtschaft in Nordwest-Oberfranken
Configuration: 2 X 5.3 MW CHP
Operation: 1988
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Martin
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Ecoling Partner AG
Quick facts: This WTE plant consumes about 115,000 tpy of MSW from Coburg city and county plus Kronach and Lichtenfels counties.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 1 Jan 2011

Geiselbullach
Location: BY
Operator: Mullheizkraftwerk Geiselbullach
Configuration: 1 X 6.5 MW CHP
Operation: 1985
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Von Roll
T/G supplier: ABB
EPC: ABB Enertech Ltd
Quick facts: Geiselbullach has three lines and serves Dachau and Fürstenfeldbruck counties.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 1 Jan 2011

MVA Ingolstadt
Location: BY
Operator: Zweckverband Mullverwertungsanlage Ingolstadt
Configuration: 1 X 6.96 MW, 1 X 18.14 MW CHP
Operation: 1983-1994
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: BBC, ABB
EPC: BBC, KAM
Quick facts: MVA Ingolstadt serves almost 700,000 residents in and around IngolsdadeGeiselbullach has three lines and serves Dachau and Fürstenfeldbruck counties.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 1 Jan 2011

Landshut
Location: BY
Operator: MVA Landshut GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 3.43 MW
Operation: 1989
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Von Roll
T/G supplier: B+V

Photograph courtesy of MVA Lansshut
Posted 17 Sep 2009

MVA Schwandorf
Location: BY
Operator: Zweckverband Mullverwertung Schwandorf
Configuration: 2 X 11 MW, 1 X 32 MW CHP
Operation: 1989-1994
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: In 1979, 14 municipalities and districts in the Schwandorf area decided to establish a joint waste-disposal agency. Groundbreaking on a 3-line WTE plant was in Oct 1980 and trial operation started in 1982. A fourth line was authorized in Mar 1992 and commissioned in 1994.

Photograph courtesy of Zweckverband Mullverwertung Schwandorf
Posted 17 Sep 2009

Schweinfurt
Location: BY
Operator: GKS - Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Schweinfurt GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 12 MW, 1 X 17 MW CHP
Operation: 1990
Fuel: anthracite, refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: IngenieurbUro Oskar von Miller, Energieconsulting Heidelberg
Quick facts: GKS was founded to supply heat and power to local stakeholders. A small coal-fired plant was installed in 1990 and a 3-line, WTE plant was integrated into the CHP in 1994 to treat MSW from the Main-Rhön region.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 2 Jan 2011

 
Weißenhorn
Location: BY
Operator: Abfall-Wirtschaftsbetrieb des Landkreises Neu-Ulm
Configuration: 1 X 10 MW CHP
Operation: 1991
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: AWB was formed on 1 Jan 1995. The 2-line plant burns about 100,000 tpy of MSW.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 2 Jan 2011

MHKW Würzburg
Location: BY
Operator: Zweckverband Abfallwirtschaft Raum Wurzburg
Configuration: 1 X 13 MW, 1 X 10 MW CHP
Operation: 1984-1988
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Lentjes
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
Quick facts: This is a 3-line plant wiith a total capacity of about 31 tph of MSW. The APC equipment was upgraded in 2009.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Posted 2 Jan 2011

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 27-Dec-2016

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