HELECTOR is the contractor of the new “Waste Transfer Station (SMA) for Athens and Neighboring Municipalities” in the area of Eleonas
The agreement for the project of the “Establishment of the Waste Transfer Station (SMA) for Athens and Neighboring Municipalities” in the area of Eleonas (Western Attica) has been signed by the Athens Municipality (Contracting Authority), the Special Inter-Collective Association of the Prefecture of Attica (E.D.S.N.A.) (Owner of the Project) and HELECTOR S.A., as Contractor.
The total contract price is 10,839,005.15€ plus VAT and includes the design, construction and delivery in full operation of the Waste Transfer Station (SMA) in the area of Eleonas, in Western Attica, at a property of 20 acres approximately, owned by E.D.S.N.A.
The Central Waste Transfer Station (SMA) has a key role in the basic infrastructure of the Regional Plan for the Management of Solid Waste in Attica, following the up-to-date legal and social requirements. The local waste collection systems’ process will be upgraded, thus creating environmental benefit, by limiting the circulation of waste collection vehicles, by reducing the aerial emissions and by supporting the effective operation of the landfill. In addition, the new Station (SMA) will adapt to the requirements of the Regional Plan for the Management of Solid Waste (PESDA) of Attica.
With the opportunity of HELECTOR’s selection as a Contractor for the project, the CEO of HELECTOR, Mr. Haris Sofianos stated: «We are very pleased to undertake one more project towards the integrated solid waste management in Attica, supporting the evolution of the wider Regional Plan for the sector’s modernization. The construction as well as the six-month trial period in the SMA operation confirms HELECTOR’s capacity to offer integrated solutions throughout the spectrum of waste management. Today, we manage over 1.000.000 tons of waste per year and we keep investing in the constant evolution of HELECTOR’s know-how by applying advanced technology as well as the most demanding international standards.”
The daily capacity of the new Waste Transfer Station will be 400 tons in mixed solid waste, 50 tons in bulk waste and 35 tons in green waste.
The project’s duration is 18 months. The construction will last 12 months and a six-month trial period will follow for the Station’s operation.
HELECTOR: A leading company in Southeast Europe with expertise in the field of waste management. With vertically integrated operation, the company is active in the whole spectrum of Design, Construction and Operation of modern waste treatment plants. HELECTOR is the only Greek company that owns and applies state-of-the-art technologies. Through its German subsdiaries, it operates across the spectrum of biological waste management. Moreover, HELECTOR has significant expertise in the exploitation of biogas produced in sanitary landfills, and wide experience in the Design, Construction and long-term Operation of Power Plants, such as the 30ΜW Sanitary Landfill of Ano Liossia-Fyli, one of the largest worldwide.