Waste Summit: Ireland's first waste-to-energy facility opens in Co Meath

The Meath Waste-to-Energy Facility, at Carranstown in Duleek, Co Meath, built and operated by Indaver Ireland, opened for business in August. This major waste infrastructural construction project, wi

13th November, 2011
Indaver Carranstown Plant receives its first waste delivery. Photo: Barry Cronin

The Meath Waste-to-Energy Facility, at Carranstown in Duleek, Co Meath, built and operated by Indaver Ireland, opened for business in August.

This major waste infrastructural construction project, with an estimated cost €130 million, is the first of its kind in Ireland. It is set to process 200,000 tonnes of waste annually, and has an 18-megawatt (MW) turbine that will generate enough energy to meet the energy needs of 20,000 households.

"The facility will generate approximately 18 MWs...

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