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Codigestion In Central Florida

by BioCycle Magazine  (Mar. 28, 2014)

New digester in the Orlando region processes 130,000 tons/year of biosolids, fats, oils, grease and food waste, producing power, a Class AA granular fertilizer and phosphorous-rich struvite. What is today a region in Central Florida teeming with theme parks, resorts, golf courses and over 50 million tourists annually was once an area considered ...

Much light, little heat efficiency

by Energy Efficiency Markets  (Jan. 26, 2012)

Energy efficiency in the US is much light and little heat – literally.  Government policy pays a great deal of attention to saving electricity, but focuses little on the thermal energy we waste.  “Policy is electricity-centric in the US. Unless you are making kilowatts, the most efficient investments are off the radar,” ...

A STIEFEL project Waste Incineration Plant (KVA) Trimmis case study

by Jakob Stiefel GmbH  (Jun. 7, 2013)

The waste incineration plant (KVA) Trimmis is situated in the eastern part of Switzerland and is connected to the railway network. As it is the only incineration plant in this province, it serves a large area with approximately 131’000 inhabitants. The local authorities waste disposal association named GEVAG is a public body serving 43 ...

Biowaste conversion technology for household food and energy security in the Philippines: appropriate on–site small–scale rice husk waste carbonisation

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 7, 2013)

Successful long–term domestic rice research to feed the rapidly increasing population in the Philippines facilitated increased production of the nation's staple from 11.786 MT in 1999 to 16.258 MT in 2008. The additional rice production has correspondingly increased the annual milled rice husk waste resource to around 3.4 MT - currently, a ...

Presidents’ reflections 100 – A century of energy professionalism

by Energy Institute (EI)  (Jun. 30, 2014)

1. In May 1978, I chaired the AGM which saw  members sensibly approve the motion that the  name of the Institute of Fuel be changed to the  Institute of Energy, despite strong resistance  from the “old guard” members of Council. My  period in office coincided with the “Winter of  Discontent” ...

Get 46% FREE Energy with Waste Heat Recovery

by Kaojai Green Energy  (May 11, 2013)

Kaojai Green can show you how a simple waste heat recovery system can produce up to 46% of usable heat energy and energy performance benefit! Read on to see how… First let’s get a little technical and look at how we “can” do this… In waste heat recovery systems the “Art of Energy Recovery” or ...

Rolf Stein featured in LAWR – Technology innovator speaks at Energy from Waste Expo

by Advanced Plasma Power (APP)  (Mar. 1, 2013)

Advanced Plasma Power’s chief executive Rolf Stein shares his thoughts ahead of Sustainability Live’s new event. Nick Warburton reports: I understand you will be speaking about an advanced thermal conversion technology that your company has developed. What’s the thinking behind it? What we’ve developed is something to ...

Heat-to-power application using a Dreyer & Bosse CHP power unit with an internal combustion engine

by ElectraTherm  (Jan. 5, 2013)

Location: Trechwitz, Germany Site Gross Power Output Range 500kWe + 30-35kWe from ElectraTherm ORC Thermal Heat Input Range:  375-450kWt Hot Water Input Range:  90-95°C (118-203°F) Hot Water Flow Range:  39 m3/hour (172 GPM) Ambient Temperature: 0-15°C (32-59°F) ElectraTherm installed a Green Machine in Germany at a ...

Energy conservation in aluminium foundries by waste heat recovery from solidifying molten metal

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 1, 2012)

This paper presents a unique attempt to preheat the raw materials by recovering the waste heat from solidifying molten metal in shape castings of aluminium using sand moulds. Finite element analysis of the problem using ANSYS has also been done, results of which show satisfactory agreement with the experimental results. By using this preheating ...

Identifying Leaks from Natural Gas Pipelines at a Safe Distance

by Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd  (Feb. 1, 2014)

The use of natural gas, of which methane is the principle component, is increasing worldwide. According to the American Petroleum Institute methane meets 24% of U.S. energy demand and heats over 50% of all U.S. households. It also has many industrial uses, such as the manufacture of chemicals like ammonia, methanol, butane, ethane, propane and ...

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