Facilities to connect to the grid this year
Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced that two waste-to-energy plants under construction in the U.S. with its joint venture partner are nearing completion.
The company entered into a joint venture with an affiliate of York Capital Management to develop, construct and operate biogas generation facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and Johnston, R.I., under the management of Entropy Investment Management LLC. The erection of the anaerobic digesters, biopulper and wastewater treatment tanks has been completed at the Charlotte facility. All major equipment including the 1.2-MW combined heat and power (CHP) system has been delivered to the site, the reception building is nearing completion and the commercial operations date is scheduled in 2015.
The company expects construction and delivery of all major equipment to the Rhode Island facility (including CHPs) to progress on schedule. The reception building construction for the Rhode Island facility began on Oct. 19, 2015, and its commercial operations date is also scheduled in 2015.