Covanta – Dublin Waste to Energy Facility

Friis & Moltke , 2017 /
Pigeon House Road, Poolbeg, Dublin D04 N2PE
Saturday, 11am—2pm
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Photo: Photographer: Padraic O’ Reily, courtesy of Shannon Images

The Dublin Waste-to-Energy project is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) between Dublin City Council (acting on behalf of the four Dublin Local Authorities) and Covanta, a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions, to provide a sustainable treatment of waste that cannot be reused or recycled. The plant process at least 600,000 tonnes of solid waste that cannot be sensibly recycled, moving the Dublin region away from dependence on landfilling waste. The Dublin Waste-to-Energy provides electricity for 80,000 homes and heating potential for 50,000 homes. Visitors will be able to visit the control room of the plant and see how this process is managed through state of the art systems.

Tour Info

No children permitted on this tour


  • Wheelchair Accessible.
  • Lottery from 11th - 24th September

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