Wednesday
May 19
2021

South Africa: Lesedi to Convert Plastics Into Electricity via Pyrolysis

By Inès Magoum

Lesedi Nuclear Services has been appointed by Kibo Energy to build the EPC for the waste-to-energy plastics plants using pyrolysis technology in South Africa. Led by Kibo Energy, in partnership with the South African company Industrial Green Solutions (IGES), the project aims to produce over 50 MW of electricity.

Waste plastic energy plants will be built in South Africa. Lesedi Nuclear Services will implement a project that aims to produce more than 50 MW of electricity. Under the terms of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, Lesedi Nuclear Services will use pyrolysis technology.

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Source: Afrik21 (link opens in a new window)

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