Thermal waste utilisation

Thermal waste utilisation

The thermal waste utilisation in Zwentendorf/Dürnrohr is the largest and most advanced facility of its kind in Austria.

“Waste to energy”

Based on the principle of “waste to energy”, EVN Abfallverwertung NÖ has been incinerating household and bulk waste materials as well as non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste at the Zwentendorf / Dürnrohr site since January 2004. When a third line was put into operation in early 2010, the capacity of the plant almost doubled to more than 500,000 tons per year. The thermal waste utilisation plant stays in operation around the clock all year long.


The concept of thermal waste utilisation is based on three pillars:

Environmentally optimal utilisation of waste Waste to energy Eco-friendly logistics concept