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Triple Point courts investors for UK district heating

Rachel Fixsen, IPE Real Assets Summary When Triple Point Investment Management won the contract to be the delivery partner for the UK government’s investment in heating networks, project director Ken Hunnisett realised much of the hard work had already been done. “One assertion we made in our...


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Taking the Heat

Lucy Stewardson, World Cement Summary Introduction Given the need to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment, and reduce fossil fuel consumption, waste heat recovery (WHR) is becoming increasingly important. Green’s has completed recent WHR projects that have required the design...


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Funding secured for Bridgewater EfW plant

Elizabeth Slow, Letsrecycle.com Summary Infrastructure investor, Equitix, and environmental investment firm Iona Capital, have announced the planned development of a £72 million energy from waste facility in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 7.7MW Resource Recovery facility will process around 100...


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What's with the steam? Your questions about Detroit's steamy sewers answered

Ken Haddad, Click On Detroit Summary DETROIT - If you've spent any time in Detroit, you've likely noticed the steam pouring out of certain manholes around the city. To many, the steam is a mystery. Sometimes the steam can be a scenic addition to the Downtown area, but sometimes it can be...


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Orlando Businesses Save Waste Fees Through Disney-Supported Biofuel

Alyssa Danigelis, Environmental Leader Summary Businesses in Orlando, Florida, are saving dumpster fees by sending their food waste to a biofuel facility serving Walt Disney World. The city’s green bin program is available to any local business, WOFL Fox 35 reports. Kaley Winters, manager of...


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Veolia to trial waste-powered electric RCVs

Elizabeth Slow, LetsRecycle.com Summary The project in Sheffield will see two 26 tonne RCVs converted from diesel to electric power in a scheme to “accelerate the transition” to zero emission heavy goods, the waste and resources firm says. Funding for the vehicle trials was sought by...


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Is James Corden right to claim Sweden is a clean, green, ecological paradise?

David Crouch, Ecologist James Corden interviews Lewis Hamilton around the track at Rockingham Motor Speedway for Puma Forever Speed (Credit: Tom Oldham) Summary James Corden – actor, TV comedian, and one of the many who believe Sweden is a clean, green, ecological paradise. Here he is ...


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CBRM to use sewage 'sludge' to generate heat, power at Sydney plant

CBC News Summary The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has received a $750,000 grant to turn 1,800 tonnes of "sludge" from its sewage and waste-water treatment plant into energy. The waste-water treatment plant on Battery Point in north-end Sydney has been in operation since 2005. Since...


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Akron City Council approves $25 million renovation for city's steam plant

Jennifer Conn, Cleveland.com Akron Children's and Cleveland Clinic Akron General hospitals have committed to long-term contracts with Akron's steam plant, known as the District Energy System, run by Akron Energy Systems. ( Akron Energy Systems ) Summary Over the past nine years, Akron...


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Southeast London in line to gain new heat network

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary The borough of Lewisham in southeast London is examining the potential for a new district heat network . The borough has taken the first steps in developing the project with energy potentially being generated from the area’s waste...