Bee'ah launches first solar energy landfill project
Gulf Today|July 28, 2020
This is the first of its kind in the region solar energy landfill project set to generate more than 42 megawats of energy per year

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading sustainability pioneer, announced that it will convert 47 hectares of Al Saja’a landfill area into a state-of-the-art solar energy facility in Sharjah once the landfill is capped.

This is the first of its kind in the region solar energy landfill project set to generate more than 42 megawats of energy per year.

Driving environmental sustainability and a circular economy, Bee’ah has taken an integrated approach to waste management through a zero-waste strategy. After waste is collected and transferred to Bee’ah’s Waste Management Complex, advanced recycling facilities recover valuable resources and recyclables. These facilities include the Material Recovery Facility, Tyre Recycling Facility, Construction and Demolition Recycling Facility, Car and Metal Shredding Facility, Industrial Waste Water Plant, Biomass Facility and Alternative Raw Materials Facility.

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