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Upgrade for Island waste-to-energy system aims to curb oil consumption, increase energy production

Tony Davis, CBC News Summary 'Take advantage of the municipal waste that is still going to landfill and generate thermal energy from that' The federal government is contributing $3.5 million to upgrade and expand a 35-year-old waste-to-energy system in Charlottetown owned by Enwave Energy...


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Town Transfers Toilet Waste to Transformers

Nicole Zanchelli, The New Paltz Oracle Summary The Town of New Paltz is aiming to become a little greener through the use of brown. Since May of 2018, the Town of New Paltz board has been consulting with energy companies like General Electric, Fair Banks Morse, Caterpillar (CAT) and Carollo...


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Energy from waste project gets funds to find site

Jenna Dulewich, Rocky Mountain Outlook Summary EXSHAW – One community’s waste could soon become another’s energy source. Officials from Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Association (SAEWA) announced this week they will be moving forward with finding a location for the project after being...


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Copenhagen turned a mountain of trash into a ski trail

Reuters, New York Post Summary COPENHAGEN – What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain. Well, not exactly. The waste is actually inside Copenhill, a waste-treatment...


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Plan to heat proposed 2,750 home development with incinerator energy

Mike Laycock, The Press Summary THE company behind plans to build 2,750 homes on a site between York and Knaresborough has revealed that it could heat the development using energy generated by a huge incinerator. Flaxby Park Ltd says its district heating scheme would take steam - or very hot...


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B&W Turns Over Innovative Denmark Renewable Energy Project to Amager Ressourcecenter

Business Wire Summary BARBERTON, Ohio--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), has successfully turned over the leading-edge Amager Bakke / Copenhill waste-to...


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Geminor Begins Bulk RDF Shipments to Swedish Waste to Energy Plant

Ben Messenger, Waste Management World Summary Northern Irish waste and recycling firm, Geminor, has made its first bulk shipment of RDF to the Landskrona Energi waste to energy facility in the south-western corner of Sweden. Geminor explained that the boiler at Landskrona Energi district...


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Making progress at Millerhill

Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter Summary At the end of just over two years work to create the new energy from waste plant at Millerhill has now reached an advanced stage. The site is a joint venture by Midlothian and The City of Edinburgh Councils who have begun depositing waste there...


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New Grangemouth incinerator will prevent landfilling a fifth of Scotland's annual waste

Brian Donnelly, The Herald Summary Work on a new $210 million Energy from Waste plant that will prevent the equivalent of a fifth of Scotland's total annual landfilled from going underground each year is under way after financial close was announced by its partners. T he project in...


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Why are energy-from-waste schemes so troublesome?

Roddy Wilkie, Global Construction Review Summary With contractors getting their fingers burnt on energy-from-waste project, Roddy Wilkie, Partner and Head of Energy at HKA, explains why the UK, uniquely, is having such trouble, and urges the construction supply chain to learn the lessons,...