Copenhagen okays iconic $617m district heating initiative

The City Council of Copenhagen has given formal approval of the establishment of the new waste-to-energy facility "Amager Bakke" ("Amager hill") to be located at the harbor of Copenhagen.

The $617m project will be will be one of the largest waste-to-energy facilities in Northern Europe to be built in one step.

Amager Bakke

The plant will deliver heat to the integrated district heating system in the Copenhagen Region and be equipped with flue gas condensation.

The iconic design of the waste-to-energy facility features a “ski slope” on the roof – an idea created by the Danish architect group BIG.

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