São Paulo municipality issues waste-to-energy call

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The Brazilian municipality of Santo André in São Paulo state has invited proposals from US firms for a waste-to-energy and landfill gas project.

The winner will carry out a feasibility study to determine the project's technical and financial viability, according to the US Trade and Development Agency, which has granted study funds.

Proposals must be submitted to the municipality's water and sewerage company Semasa by October 20. Additional information is available here

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The call follows a definitional mission awarded to Performance Technology in 2010 to look at waste-to-energy projects in the municipalities of São Paulo, Santo André and Florianópolis.

Santo André covers 175km2 in São Paulo's metropolitan region and has close to 700,000 residents.