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Dublin Waste to Energy

The Dublin Waste to Energy Facility converts waste that cannot be reused or recycled into clean energy

Located in Poolbeg, Dublin Port, the facility:

  • Annually diverts up to 600,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill

  • Generates enough electricity for up to 80,000 homes

  • Potential heating for 50,000 additional homes

Latest News

Turbine Generator Synced to the Irish Electrical Grid

On 22 August, the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility’s turbine generator was successfully connected and synchronized to the electrical grid.

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Welcome to Covanta Dublin

Take a tour of the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility.


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Safe, Environmentally Sound Operation

Learn about the state-of-the-art emissions control system at the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility.


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What’s coming from the stack?

Learn about the emissions control system and the steam plume coming from the stack.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Why was the facility built?

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How is waste converted into energy?

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What are the emissions generated?

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How does the facility benefit the community?