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  • Energy Department accelerates the deployment of advanced vehicle technologies with private industry partnerships

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to speeding the transition to more sustainable energy sources that will help drive economic growth, the Energy Department today announced 16 major U.S. employers and two stakeholder groups have joined the Workplace Charging Challenge to give more American workers access to new transportation options, while another three U.S. corporations have ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 Management Takes Equity Position in InEnTec Through Sale of Its Interest in S4 Energy Solutions

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has taken an equity position in InEnTec Inc. (InEnTec) by exchanging its equity interest in S4 Energy Solutions LLC (S4), for an equity position in InEnTec.  S4 was formed by the ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Waste Management`s New Pine Tree Acres Green Energy Plant Begins Production

    Waste Management announced today that the company has completed construction of its new gas-to-energy plant at the Pine Tree Acres Renewable Energy Facility in Lenox. The plant helps power approximately 12,000 Michigan homes and has created positions for five newly hired staff. "Waste Management is committed to the investments and innovative technology required to bring a state-of-the-art ...


  • Waste Management Marks First Year Generating Green Energy for 7,500 Homes Across Pacific Northwest

    For the communities of McMinnville, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., the "circles of sustainability" are now one year old.   That's how long it has been since Waste Management began providing residents in these communities with renewable energy – generated from garbage collected, in part, from the ...


  • Future of waste debated by industry leaders

    At this year’s RWM show at the Birmingham NEC arena Industry leaders came together to debate the future of waste and recycling. The Future of Waste panel, chaired by The Guardian’s Fiona Harvey, saw the experts discuss the ‘big’ issues the sector should address in the future. These issues involved the role of incineration, consumer demand, end of life regulations and the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management announces university partnerships

    Waste Management today announced partnerships with Queen"s University, Loyalist College and University of Waterloo to promote environmental educational programs at its existing Richmond landfill facility. "We are very pleased to be working with these leading post secondary institutions to develop environmental education programs that benefit students and their schools as well as help this region ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the largest network of directly owned hauling, recycling, diversion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Energy sources for the future - exhibition and conference “waste to energy” begins in Bremen

    Alternative energies and renewable resources continue to be an important topic. The international exhibition and conference “waste to energy” which takes place at the Bremen exhibition centre on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 May 2010 is devoted to a very special “renewable” raw material: energy from waste and biomass. The partner country this year is Great Britain. The event organisers are expecting ...

  • Michaelis Waste to Energy Systems: cost reduction for waste disposal and energy

    The basic conditions for an own waste energy system have been changed in the last months: Waste disposal is no future-safe measure the prices fort he industrial waste disposal will increase The big central waste incineration plants are not interested in taking over waste of a high calorific value as therewith the incineration capacity is reduced The ...


    By Michaelis GmbH & Co. KG

  • Clarke Energy Welcomes Investment by ECI

    Clarke Energy today announces that ECI Partners LLP, the UK growth focused mid-market private equity firm, has invested a minority shareholding in the company, in order to help it realise its global plans for growth. Clarke Energy, based in Knowsley near Liverpool, employs 700 people worldwide, with a turnover of circa £201m to year-end 31 ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Covanta Energy Introduces Commercial Gasification System for the Conversion of Waste to Energy

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, today announced that it has completed commercial demonstration testing on a first-of-its-kind gasification technology. The technology has demonstrated the ability to gasify unprocessed post-recycled municipal solid waste (MSW) in a commercial setting, while reducing emissions and increasing ...


  • A renewable energy technology that gets no respect

    No Silicon Valley venture capitalist has invested in it. Government subsidies for it are skimpy, at best. It lacks clout in Washington. And it's been around forever. Yet it's by far the most popular form of renewable energy used at home, dwarfing the impact of rooftop solar panels and appealing not just to well-to-do greens but to poor people, African-Americans and, we'd bet, climate change ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Funding for clean energy projects announced

    The federal government has announced potential support up to $146 million for 19 renewable and clean energy projects across the country. The nineteen successful projects were selected in response to a call for proposals under the Renewable and Clean Energy portion of the Clean Energy Fund. The funding will go towards projects involving integrated community energy solutions, smart grid technology, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management announces educational partnership with Carleton University

    Waste Management today officially opened its new state-of-the-art landfill gas to energy facility with the announcement of a partnership with Carleton University to establish a Renewable Energy Laboratory along with a scholarship program. The Laboratory will be part of Carleton"s research, teaching and study of sustainable energy, especially waste based energy conversion, and be available to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Donates $50,000 to Support Disaster Recovery

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has announced a $50,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support its efforts in response to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas, and to serve as aid for any future recoveries. Following the most recent storms, Waste Management was among the first on the ground to aid in the recovery. “These tragic events have impacted ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste Management Announces Strategic Investment in Agnion

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced a strategic investment in Agnion Energy, Inc. (Agnion) to advance Agnion's allothermal gasification technology.  Waste Management joins other investors in Agnion including, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Munich Venture Partners and ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste management announces West Carleton Environmental Centre

    Waste Management today announced a proposal to develop the West Carleton Environmental Centre, a new, multi purpose waste management facility to serve the City of Ottawa. 'The West Carleton Environmental Centre (WCEC) represents an entirely new way to address waste management in our region,' said Ross Wallace, Waste Management's manager for the new WCEC. 'Our facility will have new or expanded ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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