The Aichi Prefecture city of Toyohashi, with a population of 380,000, is set to embark on a unique and challenging project in fiscal 2017 of collecting biodegradable waste from households and companies for a combined biomass power generation facility.
To realize the scheme, the Toyohashi Municipal Government will make use of a private finance initiative in which companies provide funding for public infrastructure projects in what is hoped will save ¥12 billion over 20 years.
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