Solvay, Veolia to use energy from waste to cut CO2 emissions from Dombasle soda ash site

By Alex Cook
Published: Thursday, 17 February 2022

Belgium-based chemicals producer Solvay has announced plans agreed with French company Veolia to use refuse-derived fuel (RDF) to replace coal as an energy source at its soda ash plant at Dombasle-sur-Meurthe in north-eastern France.

The intention was to reduce CO2 emissions by 50%, or around 240,000 tonnes per year, and was scheduled to come on stream in 2024.

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