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World’s largest wastewater energy transfer project to supply renewable energy to Toronto Western Hospital

Noventa Summary Today, Noventa Energy Partners ( Noventa ) has announced the delivery of the world’s largest raw wastewater energy transfer project at Toronto Western Hospital. The $38 million project, funded in part by the Government of Canada and financed by Vancity Community Investment...


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Vicinity Energy Implements Renewable Biogenic Heating Oil, Transforming Food Waste into Energy and Creating Jobs

Vicinity Summary Vicinity Energy , owner of the nation’s largest portfolio of district energy systems, announces it has signed a long-term fuel supply agreement with Lifecycle Renewables , a Boston-based firm that produces LR100™, a unique biogenic fuel derived from waste vegetable oil...


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Biodigester Development Enters Homestretch

Grand Rapids Business Journal Summary The city of Grand Rapids’ ability to manage municipal solids in an environmentally sustainable manner — and produce natural gas, electricity and phosphorus through its new biodigester — is on the horizon. The city began its $38 million biodigester...


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ReUse Heat - Project Newsletter #7

ReUse Heat Summary Urban waste heat sources are increasingly important to reach 2050 targets as fossil fuels are being phased out. The ReUseHeat project financed under the European H2020 framework, is generating knowledge on how excess heat from data centres, sewage water treatment, service...


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Fortum’s high hopes for waste-to-energy CCS plants

Gas Control Equipment Summary A waste-to-energy plant running in the Norwegian capital of Oslo could soon utilise ground-breaking CCS technology to help reduce carbon emissions as the country looks to power ahead with its green recovery. That’s the end goal for international energy company...


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PIRANHA T10 system recovers wastewater heat from small buildings

Journal of Commerce Summary Wastewater heat recovery systems are often linked to larger treatment facilities or energy districts, but SHARC Energy Systems, located and manufactured in suburban Port Coquitlam, B.C., has developed the PIRANHA T10, a small scale unit that can be installed in...


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SHARC Wastewater Energy Recovery System Toured by U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

Intrado Summary U.S. House Representative Marcy Kaptur , Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, toured the U.S. capital’s DC Water Headquarters (“ DC Water HQ ”) yesterday to see the benefits of the building’s wastewater energy recovery system...


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Power from the Cows

Successful Farming Summary Before anaerobic digestion gained much traction across the dairy industry, Allen Farms had already proven the merits of the manure-handling and power-generating technology. “Our system was so much of a prototype in the beginning,” says Dave Allen, an Oshkosh,...


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Petawawa aims to make its wastewater plant an “Energy Net-Zero Plant”

Electrical Business Summary Ottawa is investing roughly $2.7 million from the Low Carbon Economy Fund to support a project in Petawawa, Ont., that converts food waste into energy. The Town of Petawawa is also contributing $2.7 million to the project. “The Town of Petawawa is...


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Thames Water hopes to harness human 'poo power' to heat homes

The Gaurdian Summary Thousands of homes in south-west London could soon be warmed by the waste from their local sewage works as part of England’s first poo-powered district heating scheme. Thames Water hopes to harness the heat of human waste from its treatment plant in Kingston upon...