Energia Sur de Europa, CLP Organogas and Tegner of Spain are to manage Mexico’s biggest landfill site, and will use the waste to produce biogas for the production of electricity.

Bordo Poniente landfill site is located in Mexico City and in the last 20 years it is said to have accumulated 72 millions tonnes of waste.

The Spanish companies will cooperate with local partners to manage the landfill site and convert the waste to biogas, which will then be used to produce electricity.

The contract will last 25 years.

The companies will invest EUR125m ($165m) to build a 58 MW biogas plant.

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