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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


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Dublin Waste to Energy to Seek Increase in Capacity to Treat Portion of Exported Waste

Dublin Waste to Energy Limited will soon be seeking a review of the licence granted by the EPA in order to increase the permitted annual quantity of waste that can be accepted and treated at the Facility from 600,000 tpa to 690,000 tpa.

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Welcome to Covanta Dublin

Located in Poolbeg, Dublin Port, the facility:

  • Annually diverts at least 600,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill
  • Generates enough electricity for over 100,000 homes
  • Potential heating for 50,000 additional homes



Safe, Environmentally Sound Operation

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



What’s coming from the stack?

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



Frequently Asked Questions


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Dublin Waste to Energy is a Proud Member of REPAK Ireland