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  • waste to energy 2010: Program online – register now – limited number of booths available

    The program for the 5th 'waste to energy' on May 5 to 6, 2010 in Bremen is online: CLICK HERE to view. Sign up by March 31 and benefit from the early bird rates: -- only EUR 149.00 for the conference and exhibition -- only EUR 8.00 for visiting the expo The major topic areas of ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Black & Veatch designs energy-saving wastewater treatment enhancements for Missouri project

    Construction is now under way on upgrades to the Columbia (Mo.) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant that serves more than 100,000 area residents. The improvements will enable the city of Columbia to handle increasing wastewater treatment demand more efficiently, while improving the quality of treated water discharged into nearby wetlands. Black & Veatch designed the upgrades to improve ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Waste tea leaves could brew up biofuel

    [ISLAMABAD] Waste tea leaves could be a cheap source of biofuel that does not compromise food security, according to Pakistani scientists. Researchers from the Nanoscience and Catalysis Division at Quaid-i-Azam University used a nanocatalyst, metal nanoparticles that accelerate reactions, to produce biodiesel from used tea leaves. 'The world today is consuming several million tonnes of tea ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • As e-waste soars, UN urges smart technologies to protect health

    With the mountains of hazardous waste from electronic products growing exponentially in developing countries, sometimes by as much as 500 per cent, the United Nations today called for new recycling technologies and regulations to safeguard both public health and the environment. So-called e-waste from products such as old computers, printers, mobile phones, pagers, digital photo and music ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China and India nullify global reduction in CO2 emissions

    Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, have remained constant in 2009, as strong increases in CO2 emissions from fast-growing developing countries, such as China and India, have completely nullified CO2 emission reductions in the industrialized world. According to calculations in the report "No growth in total global CO2 emissions in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • British Gas to trial five biomethane projects

    British Gas has announced it is going ahead with five biomethane demonstration projects, which could be the first in the UK to inject green gas into the national grid. The news comes after the Government has professed its support for renewable technologies such as biomethane injection, biomass technology operators and biogas plants under the renewable ...

  • Ontario investing in energy-saving technology

    The Government of Ontario is supporting breakthrough technology that promises to transform lighting in homes and businesses. Through the Innovation Demonstration Fund, the province is contributing $3.6 million to Group IV Semiconductor Inc. (Group IV), an Ottawa-based company, to help expand its fabrication facility at Carleton University and complete technology development. The company's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cogeneration project to support Mexico’s drive to increase energy efficiency

    GE (NYSE: GE) gas turbine technology will be used to convert a conventional power plant into the first large-scale cogeneration plant in Mexico, which will offer increased efficiency and will supply process steam to one of the country’s most important natural gas complexes. The project supports the Mexican government’s initiative to promote cogeneration as a key step in improving the efficiency ...


    By General Electric

  • Highly advanced and efficient cogeneration systems are now available in the Americas

    In December 2009, 2G Bio-Energy Technology Corp. (2G Bio-Energietechnik AG) in Germany, signed an agreement to expand their market presence in the Americas. Known for producing the worlds most advanced and efficient cogeneration CHP modules, and more than 1000 power plants installed in many countries, 2G is now distributing its leading technologies to the United States and South America. A ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • The rapidly developing Asia Pacific makes haste to turn waste to energy, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The breakneck pace of industrialization in the Asia Pacific has brought in its wake increased quantities of waste and a spurt in energy costs, population, and greenhouse gas emissions. Landfill disposal and incineration do not find favor with governments as they create space and environmental problems, thus, countries are increasingly turning to waste to energy (WTE) as a single solution for the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • PNNL to receive US$14M in ARRA funds for biofuels research

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will receive about US$14.2 million for its role in two biofuels research consortia announced today by Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The consortia will advance the science and technology needed to remove hurdles and accelerate the ability to convert plants and other biological material into biofuels that can be used in existing ...

  • 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

  • Selas fluid now a supplier of Linde hydrogen and synthesis gas plants

    Selas Fluid is now the NAFTA regional supplier of Linde Engineering HYCO technologies. Our customers will benefit from a single source responsibility for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) of their hydrogen and synthesis gas plant needs. Linde's HYCO plant technology covers a complete range of processes from steam methane reforming of lighter petrochemical feedstocks such as ...

  • CO2Sense Yorkshire offers SMEs £800,000 to improve resource efficiency

    CO2Sense Yorkshire has announced £800,000 of resource efficiency funding for small and medium businesses in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Offered through two packages – the Greenhouse Gas Savings Fund and the Innovative Resource Efficiency Projects Fund - the money will help SMEs to cut greenhouse gas emissions from using their resources more cost-effectively. CO2Sense Yorkshire operations ...

  • Waste board gives £12m to gasification plant

    The London Waste and Recycling Board has announced that it will give £12 million of guarantee funding to a gasification plant proposed for a site in Dagenham, east London. The plant, run by London-based technology firm Biossence, will process 100,000 tonnes of the capital’s waste and turn it into electricity. The plant will be situated on the site of local Ford factory in Dagenham. It is ...

  • Utility companies set to benefit from old electronic meter recycling

    Waste electrical and electronic equipment recyclers are set to play a major role in recycling old electronic meters as British utility companies begin replacing them with smart meters. According to the Times, utility firms are set to profit from precious metals, worth £10 million, within old electronic meters. WEEE recycling firm EEE director Mark Wolle told the Times that 100,000 British ...

  • Waste sector speaks out about Copenhagen

    The waste industry has expressed mixed views on the implications of Copenhagen for the waste sector. The UN climate summit in Copenhagen aims to strike a deal on major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions (7-13 December). Recycling technology provider TiTech managing director Jonathan Clarke said that any potential carbon ...

  • European Investment Bank funds for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects across South Africa

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) today agreed to provide a EUR 40m loan to FirstRand Bank to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across South Africa. The package marks the first dedicated energy efficiency loan in South Africa made by the EIB. The funding will enhance South Africa’s contribution to combating climate change and facilitate economic development through ...

  • Cercle Plein Energy has received a letter of interest from advanced energy resources of Manitoba, Canada

    Cercle Plein Energy has received a letter of interest for its licensed Cool Plasma Arc Gasification™ system from Advanced Energy Resources of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Advanced Energy Resources will use CPE’s system to create a syngas that will be converted through a unique mobile Fischer-Tropsch processor into diesel fuel.Cercle Plein Energy, Inc. (“CPE” or “CP Energy”), an Indiana corporation ...


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