Renasci – Ostend

Location Industrial Port
Scale Port Region
Tag Waste to energy
Ports Ostend
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Renewable energy from residual waste

What’s happening? How does it happen?

BIOSTOOM Ostend produces green electricity from residual waste originating from pre-treated commercial waste or household waste. Steam is produced with the heat that is released during the combustion process and it is producing electricity by driving the turbines. The bottom ash is completely valorized as a secondary raw material.

What is the relation with the port and water?

The initiatives it is located in the industrial port of Ostend. It does not have a close relationship with the water port, but it is relevant part of the port system.

What is the relation with the city?

The connection with the city is related to the waste streams, in fact, the waste burned in order to produce heat is coming from commercial activities and households located in the city.

Who is behind it?

The company is owned by two different big initiatives: Bionerga which has been recuperating raw materials and energy from non-reusable waste streams for more than 30 years in a socially responsible manner; and NIBC.


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