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Municipal Waste Delivery to Vilnius Cogeneration Plant Kicks Off

The Baltic Course Summary The project of Ignitis Grupe's new 350-mln-euro combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Vilnius has achieved a new milestone with the delivery of municipal waste, pre-sorted at a mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility, which was launched on Monday, informed...


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Oregon communities using municipal waste to create their own clean energy futures

Portland Business Journal Summary Leaders across Oregon are making innovative investments that will allow their communities to create more of their own clean energy, help control costs for residents, and save millions in taxpayer money. They’re turning their water resource recovery...


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Harnessing Waste To Boost UAE's Electric Power Supply

Utilities Summary Khaled Al Huraimel, CEO of Bee’ah, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, discuss the Sharjah Waste to Energy facility, reducing waste to zero in the emirate, and the future for energy in and beyond the UAE’s borders. How did this project and partnership come...


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Borger Multicrusher introduced to award-winning Scottish biogas project

Bioenergy Insight Summary A multicrusher supplied by Borger is being used at an award-winning waste-to-energy project in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The Creed Integrated Waste Management Facility on the Isle of Lewis processes salmon waste into biogas using anaerobic digestion. The...


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Veolia Breaks Ground On Central Utilities And Waste Valorization Plant In Jubail Industrial City

Middle East Utilities Summary Veolia, a global leader in optimised resource management and the Royal Commission for Jubail via its investment arm JYIC, have started work for the development of a central utilities and waste valorization plant in the PlasChem Park of Jubail Industrial City. ...


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Solar? Geothermal? Garbage? 6 climate-friendly ways to heat and cool buildings

Emily Chung, CBC News Summary Using local energy sources such as lake water, wood waste or even garbage to heat and cool buildings is one way for communities to cut their greenhouse gas emissions — the goal of this week's UN climate summit. In district energy systems , instead of...


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European Commission loan to support waste-to-energy plant in Bulgaria

Power Technology Summary The European Commission (EC) has approved around €94m to support the construction and operation of a waste-to-energy cogeneration plant in Bulgaria. Bulgaria informed the EC in October 2019 that it intends to build a high-efficient cogeneration plant in Sofia that...


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Commission Approves Close to €94 Million Support for Waste-to-Energy High-Efficient Cogeneration Plant in Bulgaria

European Commission Summary The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Bulgarian plans to support the construction and operation of a high-efficient cogeneration plant to produce heat and electricity using fuel derived from unrecyclable municipal waste to be in line with...


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Projects: Copenhill ski slope and energy-from-waste plant, Copenhagen

Ike Ijeh, Building Summary Sustainability is the zeitgeist of our age. It’s serious stuff all right but can it also be fun? According to Bjarke Ingels of architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) the answer is a resounding yes. And as if to prove it, his practice has just completed a milestone...


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EU approves €64m Polish support for waste-to-energy plant

Priyanka Shrestha, Energy Live News Summary The European Commission has approved €64 million (£55m) of public support from Poland for the construction of a highly efficient waste-to-energy facility. The funding will be used by municipally-owned company Port Czystej Energi (PCE), with...