At the capital’s incineration plant “Energy” for 2020 to begin construction of a system of chemical cleaning of flue gases, reported the press service of Kyiv city state administration.

As noted, after the introduction of chemical cleaning system of flue gas emissions will be reduced five times and will meet European environmental standards.

“Metropolitan government and the public are aware of the fact that the plant is an older facility, it was built over 30 years ago. The company needs to modernize and improve. Incinerators are widely used as a source of heat supply in major European capitals: Copenhagen, Prague, Budapest, Hamburg, Barcelona, Vienna. For Kiev plant “Energy” is an important strategic object. Its modernization, implementation of modern systems of purification and the construction of new modern and environmentally friendly plants is part of the energy modernization of capital and improving its energy efficiency and ecological safety”, – is spoken in the message.

Also, the factory “Energy” upgraded three of the four precipitators. Repair of a fourth electrostatic precipitator will be completed in 2020.

The “Energy” plant is the only incineration plant in Ukraine, which recycles 25% of municipal solid waste of the capital and provides heating and hot water for nearly 300 high-rise buildings. The plant operates under permits for emissions of pollutants into atmospheric air by stationary sources issued by the Ministry of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine.