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Milestone Biofuel Facility to Power Natural Gas Waste-Collection Trucks

Betsy Lillian, NGTNews Summary A new biofuel facility has opened in the Port Kells industrial area of Surrey, British Columbia. According to the City of Surrey, the C$68 million facility is the first fully integrated closed-loop organic waste management system in North America. The...

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Feasibility Study for a Waste to Energy Steam Plant at University of Idaho

Summary The objective of this study is to investigate the feasibility of utilizing waste-to-energy technology at the district energy plant for the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho. An assessment of production, composition, and energy content of the solid waste is conducted. It is...


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Social housing providers invited to tour Sheffield District Heating scheme

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary Social housing providers can take a look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most successful district heating schemes on Tuesday 13 March in Sheffield. The free half-day tour and seminar is being hosted by the heat network owner and...

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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 ( 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 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...