M.S. Thesis: Development of Waste‐To‐Energy in China; and Case Study of the Guangzhou Likeng WTE Plant

By Yani Dong

Advisor: Professor Nickolas J. Themelis

Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering
Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science
Columbia University

December 2011

This thesis consists of two parts. The first is an overview and update of the overall Chinese waste-to-energy (WTE) industry, its environmental performance, and economics. The second part is a case study of the application of WTE in Guangzhou City in China that included a field trip report of the Guangzhou Likeng WTE plant.

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