EEW has extensive expertise in the construction, operation and optimisation of waste incineration plants and is a leading company in the generation of environmentally friendly energy from thermal waste recycling. It develops, builds and operates thermal waste treatment plants. Energy from around five million tonnes of waste can be recovered each year at the group’s 18 plants in Germany and neighbouring countries. The use of primary energy sources such as coal, gas and oil can be avoided through the energetic use of waste. At present, some 700,000 households in Germany are supplied with energy from an average of 50 percent biogenic substances.