Recovering energy from residual waste that cannot be recycled is a cornerstone in any integrated resource management system.

Energy Tower, Roskilde, Denmark

Waste-to-energy facility with high energy recovery

One of the primary objectives of Ramboll’s consultancy to new waste-to-energy units is to maximise energy recovery. At the waste-to-energy facility in Roskilde, Denmark, energy recovery was increased by 35 %. Explore the project here.

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With more than 45 years of experience in the planning, design and implementation of energy solutions, Ramboll’s 1,500 energy specialists offer independent expert advice on renewable and conventional energy globally.

60+ specialists

We have 60+ dedicated waste-to-energy project managers and specialists and 1,500 staff capable of supporting within associated aspects of waste-to-energy projects.

45 countries

We have provided consultancy services to waste-to-energy facilities all around the world.

155 units

We have extensive experience from new units as well as retrofitting of existing units.


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