Serbia’s first major service provider for waste treatment, disposal and utilization of waste and landfill gas as renewable resource for production of electric energy and thermal power
Beo Čista Energija Ltd. a company sponsored by SUEZ, France, ITOCHU, Japan and MARGUERITE II, Luxembourg entered into Private Public Partnership with the city of Belgrade, Serbia’s capital, to provide services for treatment and disposal of over 500,000 tons of solid municipal waste on a yearly basis. Beo Čista Energija Ltd. will design, finance, construct, maintain and operate for 25 years two co-generation plants for production of electrical power and heating energy by utilizing waste and landfill gas recovery, provide remediation of the existing “Vinča” Landfill operating since 1977. and construct new sanitary Landfill. System for collection and treatment of polluted leachate water and treatment of construction and demolition waste will be also built. For decades highly environmental hostile waste landfill, would be turned into modern and environment friendly, contributing to Belgrade and Serbia’s environment fortification, healthier air and wellbeing of citizens. All facilities shall be constructed in accordance with Serbian and EU environment protection standards by implementing up-to-date knowledge and technology.
Vision and Mission
They are in the era of the resource revolution. In a world facing high demographic growth, runaway urbanization and the scarcity of natural resources, securing, optimizing and renewing resources is essential for their future.
The existing landfill in Belgrade, Vinča landfill, has been in operation since 1977 and is one of the largest open dumping landfills remaining in Europe. There has been a pressing need for its early closure and the introduction of an environmentally friendly waste management system in order to improve the environment of the surrounding area.
Further, Serbia is aiming to join the European Union and this project is in line with its policy of meeting the EU’s waste management standards by 2023. Beo Čista Energija will contribute to Serbia’s environment conservation and achieving the EU standards by reducing waste volume landfilled and greenhouse gas emissions with the introduction of proper waste treatment facility.