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  • From Waste to Power

    Master Magnets Ltd recently completed a processing plant in Sweden, enabling a company to recycle and reuse their waste packing material as a fuel for a PowerStation. Sweden contains a number of power stations, providing the local communities with central heating and power for their households. In 2004 there was a power station in Pitea Northern Sweden keen on using an alternative fuel of ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Power Outages & Waste Water

    With the onslaught of problems from last week’s high winds and rain, getting power restored to waste water treatment plants has been difficult and troublesome. In our quest to find alternative means to these problems, August BioPro are developing a solution for group schemes and municipal treatment plants that will not only help in the 24/7 power requirement of a utility that needs to be on ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • Waterworks powered by human waste

    Engineers in north Lancashire (UK) are turning to human waste to help power their water treatment works and cut energy bills. A special engine uses methane, which is given off as the waste breaks down, to power lights and even provide steam to heat water. Any extra power which is not used is then sent to the national grid. The work at the Lancaster United Utilities ...


  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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

    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 design capacity is 16 megawatts for electricity and ...

  • EPRI Selects GBB for an Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Power Plants

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that a detailed engineering and economic evaluation for the use of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as fuel in the generation of power utilizing various conversion technologies and parameters has been initiated for the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) after being selected through a formal procurement process. The ...

  • Dirtiest Power Plants in the USA Named

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - Nevada Power's Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant has a higher emission rate of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than any other power plant in the United States, according to a new ranking issued today by the Environmental Integrity Project. The report ranks the 378 largest power plants in the country based on company-reported data. When it comes to total ...

  • New Twin Bridges Gas-to-Energy Plant celebrated by Hendricks Power Cooperative, Waste Management and Wabash Valley Power in Danville, IN

                DANVILLE, Ind., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Indiana, LLC,  Wabash Valley Power Association and Hendricks Power Cooperative Wednesday dedicated a renewable energy generation facility that uses gas from landfill waste to generate electricity. The celebration marks the completion of the fourth ...


  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant for Nechako Green Energy in British Columbia

    Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 megawatt biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) installation in a forest ...


  • Wastewater treatment plant for power stations manufacturer / Iran

    Mapna Turbine Iran, a world wide operating manufacturer of power stations, ordered from AWAS GmbH Bayern an oil separator and a waste water treatment plant to clean the waste waters from the production plant. The design was based on previous successful ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • Waste-to-energy process promises smaller, cleaner plants

    Cutting edge waste-to-energy plants that are smaller and cleaner than incinerators could soon hit the UK market. The plants run a new process that transforms non-recyclable waste into a clean syn-gas, used to generate clean power and a high-strength building material, with the plant itself powered by the syn-gas it produces. Carbon-neutral and very low in emissions with plants around a third of ...

  • Biogen Food Waste AD Plant, St Asaph

    Biogen provides an integrated food waste management solution for supermarkets, caterers, pubs, hotels, food manufacturers and local authorities across the UK. The plant in Waen, St Asaph processes waste from a variety of county’s such as Conwy, Swansea, Denbighshire and Flintshire. The anaerobic digestion (AD) plant processes 22,500 tonnes of food ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Europlasma: CHO-Power Plant Construction Completion Celebration

    17 months after the laying of the foundation, Europlasma is pleased to announce that construction work on the CHO-Power plant in Morcenx is now complete, and that the budget has been adhered to. This plant is the most powerful one worldwide to convert industrial waste and biomass into energy through gasification, enhanced by plasma technology. The start-up is scheduled for end of July / early ...


    By Europlasma

  • First `Self Powered` Wastewater Reclamation Plant

    Noosa North Shore, Australia -- A water reclamation plant invented by new Queensland utilities provider EcoNova has been hailed as a world leader. It turns out water to a previously unreachable standard: six ...


  • SFU power project to convert wood waste to energy

    A new neighborhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain will supply enough heat for the entire Simon Fraser University campus and future homes in the acclaimed UniverCity residential development. SFU is partnering with SFU Community Trust, Corix Utilities, and BC Hydro on the community-based sustainable district energy system. The project involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass - ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Lebanon Waste-to-Energy Plant Called Model for Partnerships

    “This facility is going to be a model for waste-to-energy partnerships,” Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said last week, “as well as the first stage in moving our city completely away from dumping waste into landfills.” His remarks were part of a groundbreaking ceremony that kicked off construction of a new gasification plant at the city’s waste water ...


  • Opposition to Lisburn energy from waste gasification plant

    A proposed energy from waste gasification plant has prompted strong opposition from both residents and members of the council in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. A planning application to build the plant on the site of a former burn house on the Moira Road was lodged by Lisburn Energy Recovery but since then has faced criticism, with one councillor calling for a formal opposition to the proposal. ...

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Nuclear plants dip into dismantling funds to pay for waste

    With a federal promise to take highly radioactive spent fuel from nuclear plants still unfulfilled, closed reactors are dipping into funds set aside for their eventual dismantling to build waste storage on-site, raising questions about whether there will be enough money when the time comes. It violates Nuclear Regulatory Commission rules for the plants to take money from their decommissioning ...


    By Associated Press

  • NIB loan for waste-to-energy plant in Lithuania

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Finland's Fortum have concluded a new loan agreement totalling EUR 70 million for building a waste-to-energy heat and power plant in the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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