Chronicle of Sanfeng Covanta
In 1998, Chongqing Sanfeng Environmental Industry Co., Ltd was established and committed to developing waste-to-energy industry in China.Sanfeng obtained Environmental Pollution Improvement Class A Certificate.
In 1999, the fling-type grate domestic base was backed by national debt which amounted to 10 million RMB from State Development Planning Commission, and Chongqing Lvneng Environmental Industry Co., Ltd was established.
In 2000, Chongqing Sanfeng imported world–class SITY2000 waste-to-energy technology from Martin Gmbh. R&D and localization speeded up. Sanfeng was appointed as leading unit of National Environmental Industry Development Chongqing Base Municipal Solid Waste Disposal.
In 2001, Sanfeng won the first domestic tender of Tongxing WTE project that is constructed and operated in BOT mode. The throughput of Tongxing is 1200 t/d.
In 2002, Sanfeng won the tender of Chongqing Tongxing Medical Waste Management Project.
In 2003, the stoker manufactured under SITY2000 technical standard passed the check and acceptance of Martin and realized localization
.In 2004, Sanfeng won the first BOT project outside Chongqing—Fuzhou HML WTE Project(throughput:1200t/d ). Chongqing Medical Waste Management Center was put into operation.
In 2005, Chongqing Tongxing WTE plant which adopted domestic core equipment was successfully put into operation. In addition, the flue gas emission index was superior to that of national standard and reached EU 2000 standard. The project investment was only half of that which adopted imported equipment. In the same year, the domestic product was applied in Shanghai Pudong WTE plant and successfully replaced the imported product.
In 2006, Chongqing Sanfeng, Chongqing Scientific Committee and Chongqing University of Science and Technology jointly established the Chongqing WTE technology research institute and were dedicated to develop their own technology which is suitable for the Chinese household waste.
In 2007, Chongqing Sanfeng absorbed the advanced operation and maintenance (O&M) expertise from industry magnate—Covanta Holding Corporation and became a Sino-US enterprise renamed as Chongqing Sanfeng Covanta Environmental Industry Co., Ltd.The Fuzhou HML WTE project was successfully put into operation.
In 2008, Sanfeng Covanta won the tender of Hebei Baoding Project and supplied 2 sets of 600t/d stokers, which marked the complete set of self-developed technology and equipment formally entered the external market. In 2008, Sanfeng Covanta gained recognition from national standard competent department and set up household waste stoker working team of National Environmental Product Standardized Technology Commission.In 2008, the National Standard “Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator and Heat Recovery Boiler” (GB/T18750-2008) mainly compiled by Sanfeng Covanta was formally implemented.The construction of first EPC project—Chengdu Jiujiang Power Generation Project commenced.The largest stoker assembly base of the world was built to satisfy the increasing orders of equipment
.In 2010, Sanfeng Covanta obtained the first overseas sales order. The self-developed grate products were resold to Europe and completed the design of complete set of series products from 200 tons per day to 1000 tons per day.
In 2011, Ministry of Environmental Protection authorized Sanfeng Covanta to establish the exclusive “State Environmental Protection Engineering Center for waste Combustion and Recycle”in China.
In 2012, Sanfeng Covanta obtained the first EPC project in the external market—Fuzhou HML WTE project (PhaseⅡ), and the specialized EPC management gained high recognition from the market.In the same year, Sanfeng Covanta obtained the Commissioning Qualification of Power Engineering which covers design, consulting, construction, commissioning and operation. The company entered the complete industrial chain operation and development mode.
Up to 2013, the company technology has been applied to 71 combustion linesand the total throughput is 35990 tons of waste per day.