In 2008 the Kraftwerk Schwedt GmbH & Co. KG (KSC) started to construct a refuse-derived fuel power plant in Schwedt, located in the State of Brandburg next to the Polish border. KSC is a joint venture between EEW Energy from Waste GmbH and LEIPA Georg Leinefelder GmbH, a paper manufactuer. KSC is also operator of the plant.
Facts & Figures.
|Investment volume||160 million Euro|
|Number of lines||1|
|Waste-bunker storage volume||17,000 cubic meters ≈ 7,000 t|
|Range calorific value||8-25 MJ/kg|
|Power generation||148,000 MWh/a ≈ 43,000 households|
|Steam geneartion||609,000 MWh/a|