Australian Paper & SUEZ Energy from Waste facility continues to progress
We are pleased to let you know that we are well on track to bring this state-of-the-art facility online as planned in 2024.
The next 3 years represent a unique opportunity for strategic partners and customers to join us in becoming part of this unique project, setting in place your own long-term strategic sustainability direction.
We wish you and your families a safe holiday, and look forward to a successful 2020.
- Feasibility study completed and official project launch event held
- Planning Permit granted by Latrobe City Council
- Works Approval granted by EPA Victoria
- Contributions of EfW knowledge to key state government planning initiatives*
- EOI submission for Gippsland Waste and Resource Recovery Group’s Gippswide Kerbside Collaborative Procurement
- Key strategic partnerships formed, including Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), Monash University and Australian Roads Research Board (ARRB)
- Ongoing engagement with local community and government
The joint Australian Paper & SUEZ EfW facility will be located in Maryvale in the Latrobe Valley. It will provide steam and electricity (baseload energy) to power the Australian Paper Maryvale Mill.
- 650,000 tonnes of residual waste saved from landfill and converted into energy each year
- Reduces reliance on coal fired electricity by around 17MWh and release around 3.7 petajoule of natural gas back to market to reduce demand on network
- Energy savings equivalent to supplying 27,000 homes with electricity and 70,000 homes with gas
- Net reduction in GHG emissions of 543,000tpa equivalent to removing 100,000 cars off the road each year
- 1,000 local full-time equivalent jobs created over 3-years and over 900 ongoing full time equivalent jobs including flow-on
- Health Impact Assessment confirms zero or insignificant risk to human health and the environment
- Enhanced local rail and road infrastructure