The Confederation of European waste-to-energy Plants (CEWEP) is the umbrella association of the owners / operators of waste-to-energy (WtE) facilities, representing approximately 500 plants across Europe. Our members represent nearly 90% of European WtE capacity.
CEWEP Ireland is the Irish branch of CEWEP Europe and has two members. Indaver which operates the Meath waste-to-energy facility and is proposing to develop similar facilities in Belfast and Cork.
Covanta operates the Dublin waste-to-energy facility. Members currently have a total treatment capacity of over 835,000 tonnes per annum residual waste and export 80MW of electricity (the equivalent of 140,000 homes per annum).