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Waste, an alternative source of energy to petroleum

by Elhuyar Fundazioa - Basque Research  (Oct. 21, 2014)

The group led by Martín Olazar, researcher in the UPV/EHU’s Department of Chemical Engineering, is studying the development of sustainable refineries where it is possible to produce fuels and raw materials providing an alternative to petroleum by using biomass and other waste materials like plastics, tyres, etc. Conical spouted beds ...

Renewable Energy Created from Food Waste

by Cranfield University  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Cranfield’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will support the UK’s contribution to the European Union target of 20% of energy to be supplied from renewable sources by 2020. Sir Peter Gregson, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Cranfield said: “We are delighted to officially open the Anaerobic Digester plant. This celebration ...

Multi-million pound waste management plant in Deeside

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 17, 2014)

The plans to build a multi-million pound waste management facility in Deeside have been submitted to Flintshire County Council. If given the go ahead, the energy recovery facility’ – known as Parc Adfer – will be constructed on the former steelworks site and will generate enough electricity to ...

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 22, 2014)

It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are ...

Innovative Wastewater Treatment Plant in Victorville, Calif. Aims to Go Off-the-Grid

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 26, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined the Bureau of Reclamation, the California Energy Commission, and Congressman Col. Paul Cook at the ceremonial start of Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority’s carbon-neutral energy project located at their wastewater treatment facility in Victorville, Calif. The facility aims to ...

11 More GM Facilities Become Landfill-Free

by General Motors Corp  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. “Our landfill-free movement is part of our culture of continuous ...

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

by ANDRITZ Separation - a division of the Andritz Group  (Oct. 16, 2014)

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected by the local utility company Riikinvoima Oy to supply a waste-to-energy power plant to Leppävirta, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016. The new plant is designed to treat 145,000 tons of waste per year coming from eight local waste management companies. The ...

Energy Department Joins Agriculture and Navy in the Fight for Clean Energy Transportation

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 2, 2014)

Domestically produced renewable biofuels will soon be helping the U.S. military increase the nation’s energy security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs in America. Earlier this month, on September 19, 2014, Energy Department (DOE) Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman joined Secretary Tom Vilsack of the Department of ...

Deactivation Project Begins at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 21, 2014)

At 7:01 this morning, EM officially received the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant from the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp. In a brief ceremony, EM site lead Jennifer Woodard received a ...

Message from DOE on the Hanford Consent Decree

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 6, 2014)

One of the Department of Energy’s most important tasks is to clean up the legacy of nuclear materials production during World War II and the Cold War. At the Hanford site in Washington State, the Department is responsible for treating 56 million gallons of chemical ...

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