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The energy produced by Bruxelles-Energie covers the needs in electricity of 65,000 households.

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In 2017, about 286,228,000 kWh were produced by the incineration of your waste.

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56% of CO2 produced by the incineration of your waste at Bruxelles-Energie is organic (neutral impact on the greenhouse effect).

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Emissions produced by Bruxelles-Energie are largely inferior to the strictest environmental limits.

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Bruxelles-Energie is at the forefront of technology, therefore allowing for a rigorous respect of the environmental norms.

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Waste incineration with energy recovery is the best alternative to landfilling.

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The flue gases are literally washed. The waters used to wash the gases are purged and treated internally. Nothing is rejected in the canal or in the Senne.

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The emissions rejected in the atmosphere are essentially water steam and CO2. The other rejected components are minimal.

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Other than energy production, over 100,000 tons of diverse materials (combustion residue, ashes, metals and salts) are recuperated and recovered.

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In 2017, more than 512,500 tons of waste were treated in our plant.

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Bruxelles-Energie respects and supports Lansink's ladder of which it is an essential part.

Solution for companies

You are a company, an administration, a hospital or a public service and you wish to valorise your waste assimilated to unrecyclable household waste. We have got the solution.


Visiting the plant

You are a secondary school, a college, a university, an association, a group of residents or a citizen and you wish to visit our plant.

Bruxelles-Energie produces electricity with non-recyclable household – or assimilated – waste, in the strictest respect of the environnement.

Please check out our
policy statement.

Bruxelles-Energie is
ISO 9001 et 14001.


2017 in figures

Quantity of treated waste

Over 512,500 tons:
  • 338,500 tons of household waste from the Brussels region
  • 174,000 tons of household waste from shops, municipalities, companies, etc.

Energy production

Steam production : 1,460,000 tons at 385°C
  • 1,312,000 tons sent to Electrabel's turbines
  • 148,000 tons for the DeNOx and evapo-crystallization units

Electric production :
286,228,000 KWh
  • 245,400,000 KWh sent to the network (= annual consumption of 65.000 households)
  • 40,828,000 KWh used for the operations of the plant

Valorization of the recuperated materials

  • 81,500 tons of bottom ashes (combustion residue)
  • 8,500 tons of flying ashes
  • 7,150 tons of metals
  • 3,300 tons of salt
Only 725 tons - roughly 0,14% - of mud from the treatment of the washing waters are disposed as hazardous waste after stabilization.

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Emissions 2014
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Emissions 2014

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