waste to energy plant News

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • EUR 100m to ENIA for Parma waste-to-energy plant

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 100m finance contract with the Romagna-based multi-utility ENIA to help it implement its integrated environmental project in Parma. The EIB funds will cover nearly half of the project investment cost and will be used chiefly for the construction and commissioning of a new waste-to-energy plant that will serve the provincial capital Parma and, ...

  • 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

  • Waste-to-energy plants for rural villages in India

    Mr. Kemal Derviş, UNDP Administrator and UN Under Secretary General has commissioned a biomass gasifier plant, which uses carbon neutral biomass to produce electricity for rural villages, in Boregunte village in Karnataka. The project is supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/UNDP, India Canada Environment Facility (ICEF), and the Government of Karnataka and managed and run by ...

  • UK ‘first’ for green energy from waste plant

    Isle of Wight residents will be the first in the UK to benefit from pioneering government-backed technology that enables the creation of green energy from waste. Construction of a new gasification plant – the first of its type in the UK - will generate 2.3MW of electricity, which is sufficient to provide Island residents with enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes. Gasification is an ...


    By ENER-G

  • EdF Subsidiary Acquires Waste-to-Energy Plant

    The latest’s issues of International W2E Market Bulletin have been published. European RDF enquiries are slowing down, going into the summer period, as demand is limited to Poland and some southern countries. Markets outside of Europe are also being pursued to take SRF material, but so far no long-term contracts have been finalised. RDF prices for shipments in the next 60 days are being ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Green Energy Solutions (SATM) Designates Waste Energy Plant Location

    (PINKSHEETS: SATM) Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (GESI), currently trading under the symbol SATM, announces that it has secured up to 10 acres for the build out of its waste rail tie to energy plant, located at the Duagh Plant Facility of GESI's partner On-Track Railway Operations Ltd. outside of Edmonton Alberta, Canada. The 10 acre location is more than the projected footprint ...


  • CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe

    “The energy efficiency criterion (R1 formula) that was introduced in the Waste Framework Directive has proved to be an incentive for Waste-to-Energy plants in Europe to improve their Energy Efficiency”, Ella Stengler, CEWEP’s Managing Director, stated on the occasion of the publication of the association¡¦s third Energy Efficiency report. The Municipal Solid Waste ...

  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Waste, or energy resource?

    A panel of nuclear power experts met on Monday at MIT to discuss how to address nuclear waste recycling or disposal, which many analysts consider the biggest obstacle to building a new generation of nuclear power plants across America. The meeting, convened by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), came on the heels of last week's decision by the Obama administration to end the planning for Yucca Mountain, ...

  • Invitation to `waste to energy` 2008

    Everybody’s talking about global climate. One way to counteract the threat of climate change and find a substitute for energy from fossil fuels is the principle waste to energy”. The leading European exhibition of the same name will be held for the fourth time on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December. Under the heading “energy from waste and biomass” the exhibition and conference will look at a ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • “waste to energy” continues to grow

    Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass opens in Bremen Anyone who is involved in climate protection and energy supply security can today no longer get past the topic of waste and biomass. This is the message of “waste to energy” 2007 which was opened today, Wednesday, by Ronald-Mike Neumeyer, the Bremen Senator of Civil Engineering, Environment and Transportation. The fair ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • Energos gets green light to build GBP40m energy-from-waste plant

    Energy technology firm Energos has been given the green light to build its energy-from-waste facility at Knowsley, Merseyside. The £40 million facility will take two years to build and construction is expected to start in 2010. The plant will use gasification technology to turn non-recyclable municipal waste into electricity and gas. The electricity will be used to power 10,000 homes. A Knowsley ...

  • Shredders installed at one of Finland’s largest waste-to-energy plant

    UNTHA has installed a robust shredding system at a new facility in Leppävirta, Finland, as one of the country’s biggest waste-to-energy power plant edges another step closer to completion. Two XR3000 Ripper pre shredders and two XR3000 Cutter post shredders have been supplied to ANDRITZ, the turnkey solution provider responsible for delivering the state-of-the-art 123.300.000 EUR ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 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 ...

  • City of Parlier Waste Water Treatment Plant Gets Solar Energy

    Conergy’s Solar Large Projects Group has partnered with solar developer Enfinity to complete a three-acre solar energy park for the municipal waste water treatment plant in Parlier, California. Enfinity developed and financed the installation, and selected Conergy to ...


  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...

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