Hanoi to have more waste-to-energy plant hinh anh 1Representatives of the investors at the signing ceremony (Source: baomoi)

Hanoi (VNA) – A waste treatment plant capable of generating electricity will be built in Nam Son waste treatment complex in Hanoi’s suburban Soc Son district.

An agreement to this effect was signed in Hanoi on September 11 by the Hanoi Urban Environment Company (URENCO), the T&T Joint Stock Company, and three enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK), namely Sudokwon Landfill company, the Korea Engineering Consultant Corps and the Samyoung Plant.

URENCO General Director Le Anh Tuan said the project, approved by the Hanoi Party Committee early this year, has total cost of over 13.1 million USD, funded by the World Bank and the RoK’s Ministry of Environment.

The construction of the facility will take 15 months.

Once completed, it is expected to produce 5MW of electricity annually for 15 years.-VNA