Italia MDC, Italy
Our role: Through a consortium with MetalNRG, a publicly-traded UK investing Company, and two Family Offices, we are the co-owner, operator and provider of gasification technology and will be the O&M contractor
Size: 1 MWe
Project status: Under construction. The plant, previously commissioned in 2015, has reached the following stages:
Acquisition of the plant has been completed (financial close)
Connection to the grid is in place
An Italian EPC contractor, COSMI, has been appointed
The plant is expected to be updated, recommissioned and repowered for operations by Q2 2022
The site will become the first of our 'Market Development Centres (MDCs), which will showcase our technology in a fully operational, commercial setting
Site update - July 2021: Orders for the manufacture of equipment have been placed, our technical team has been on site, completing engineering surveys, meeting EPC partners and local stakeholders.
Background information: The gasification plant, which featured EQTEC Advanced Gasification Technology when it was commissioned in 2015, will process c.7,000 metric tonnes of locally sourced waste biomass per year. It will take a mix of straw and forestry wood waste from regional farmers and forests and will be upgraded to process a greater diversity of biomass feedstocks over time. The green electricity and heat produced will be used by the local community.