Dublin Waste to Energy (DWTE) - Covanta

Project Details

  • Client: Covanta / PM Group
  • Engineer: PM Group
  • Value: € 12.0m
  • Year: 2016

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Environment / Energy


The Dublin Waste to Energy plant has been designed to provide highly efficient incineration and is classified as recovery in line with EU Energy policy. The Dublin plant will treat up to 600,000 tonnes of waste annually, providing electricity for 80,000 homes and district heating for upwards of 50,000 homes.

The shape of the building has been designed to enclose the entire waste to energy process within a single structure, thus minimising noise
The waste reception hall has been designed to be maintained at negative pressure relative to the outside air, preventing odour and dust leaving the waste reception area.

SIAC Roofing & Cladding Ltd is providing the installation of complete external envelop of the building that includes all Secondary Steel, Roofing, Cladding, Glazing Curtain Wall and external doors that will achieved the comprehensive detail of building air tightness particular in the building specification.

The complexity of the geometry of the building, site rigid and confined space which impacted the cladding erection sequence drives SIAC Team to work in 24 hours shift to achieve the various milestone date of the project.

SIAC contract work is now 70% in progress and expected completion in summer of 2017.
The total Roofing area is around 12,500 sqm and Wall Façade is around 27,000 sqm.