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Technical-economic analysis of a municipal solid waste energy recovery facility in Spain: A case study

Author
Medina, R.; Seguí, L.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Waste management
Date of publication
2021-01-01
Volume
119
Number
1
First page
254
Last page
266
DOI
10.1016/j.wasman.2020.09.035
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0956053X20305468 Open in new window
Abstract
The aim of this work is to carry out a technical-economic analysis of an energy recovery facility (ERF) located in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Spain through a methodology based on social Cost-Benefit analysis, which considers the private impacts and externalities (social and environmental impacts) to determine the Total Benefit (the difference between revenues and costs) and decide if it is both operationally and economically profitable. The ERF plays an important role in Barcelona and its...
Keywords
Economic assessment, Externalities, Incineration, Municipal solid waste, Social cost-benefit analysis, Waste to energy

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