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Israel's Madei Taas eyes CHP projects in Serbia

Renewables Now Antic during the meeting with Fisher-Kamm and representatives of Madei Taas; Source: Serbian energy ministry Summary Serbia's energy ministry said Israeli waste-to-energy company Madei Taas has expressed interest in investments in combined heat and power generation (CHP)...


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EC backs Vilnius CHP project with EUR 139m

Renewables Now Vilnus CHP project. Source: Lietuvos Energija (www.le.lt) Summary The European Commission (EC) has approved financing of over EUR 139 million (USD 169.9m) for a combined heat and power (CHP) project in Vilnius, it was announced last week. The grant from the Cohesion Fund...


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From waste to energy, EU backs construction of Lithuanian heat and power plant

New Europe Online Summary On January 17, the European Commission adopted two funding decisions to support the construction of a combined heat and power plant in Vilnius designed to produce electricity and heat out of biomass and municipal waste. According to the Commission, the plant will...


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CHP system comes online at US food waste recycling plant

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary A new combined heat and power (CHP) system at a US food waste recycling facility is now up and running, its developer has announced. The 1.2 MW system at Quantum Biopower’s plant in the town of Southington, Connecticut was manufactured,...


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Can Waste-to-Energy Microgrids be the Missing Link for Puerto Rico?

Myles Mangram, Microgrid Knowledge Summary IQgrid’s Myles Mangram urges Puerto Rico to consider waste-to-energy microgrids as it rebuilds post-Hurricane Maria. The technology can simultaneously take care of two problems characteristic of storm-damaged areas: lack of power and an accumulation...


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Construction starts on waste-to-energy plant in Lithuania - report

Renewables Now Kaunas project. Image by www.kogen.lt Summary Finnish energy group Fortum Oyj (HEL:FUM1V) and Lietuvos Energija have launched construction work on a waste-to-energy combined heat and power (CHP) project in Lithuania, the Baltic News Service reports. Full Article ...


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Green light for £100m Energy from Waste facility in Dundee

Scottish Construction Now Summary A £100 million investment into the future of waste disposal from Dundee and Angus will go ahead after a deal was finalised to provide a new energy from waste facility to replace the city’s current Baldovie incinerator. The project will preserve around 37...


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Discarded H&M clothing is fueling a Swedish power plant

Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network Kraftvärmeverket, the largest combined heat and power plant in Sweden, includes a new, highly advanced waste-to-energy facility where recycled wood, household garbage and H&M clothing is burned. (Photo: Lasse Frederiksson/Mälarenergi') ...


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Denmark fires up its Copenhill power plant, with ski slopes set to open next year

Mike Chino, inhabitat Summary Six years ago, Bjarke Ingels Group unveiled plans for a ski slope power plant that could provide the city of Copenhagen with electricity, hot water, and a steady stream of recycled materials. It’s a wild design, and we never thought it’d see the light of...


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Seeking Heat in Sewage

Summary Excess energy in the sewer system can be recovered and used to heat buildings. Using this energy is an economical means of displacing natural gas and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as demonstrated by the Southeast False Creek system in Vancouver. Municipalities in the Metro...

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