Tag: waste-to-energy

Construction begins this week at Australia’s $1.35 billion biorefinery

Construction begins this week at Australia’s $1.35 billion biorefinery

February 6, 2020 |

In Australia, Bloomberg reports that construction begins this week for the $1.35 billion agricultural waste-to-energy facility in Katunga, Victoria, the first project of the kind in the country. The groundbreaking took place last week. Katunga Fresh who produces hydroponic tomatoes will use the energy to expand its greenhouse production. By 2023, crop waste from 75,000 […]

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Waste-to-energy key part of India’s policy strategy

Waste-to-energy key part of India’s policy strategy

December 26, 2018 |

In India, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council says waste-to-energy is a key priority for the PM as a way to reduce energy poverty and increase environmental sustainability through value-based waste management. The country is beginning to collaborate with countries like Japan whose best practices can help […]

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Aries Clean Energy Receives $25 Million Commitment of Project Equity from Spring Lane Capital

Aries Clean Energy Receives $25 Million Commitment of Project Equity from Spring Lane Capital

January 14, 2018 |

We dreamed of the day waste projects would get the funding needed to gain ground, and that day may have finally come. One of the most remembered parts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech is when he said “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the […]

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DONG Energy changes name to reflect move to biomass and renewable energy

DONG Energy changes name to reflect move to biomass and renewable energy

October 14, 2017 |

In Denmark, DONG Energy, which was originally short for Danish Oil and Natural Gas, changed its name to Ørsted in a move to better reflect its transition from oil and natural gas towards renewable energy. In recent years they have been divesting their oil and gas businesses and stopped using coal and replacing it with […]

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California’s Placer County debuts wood scraps for energy technology

California’s Placer County debuts wood scraps for energy technology

September 19, 2015 |

In California, a new technology developed by Canadian firm G4 Insights, converting scraps and small trees from forest thinning projects into renewable natural gas, was demonstrated for the first time ever today in Auburn. In its first public demonstration, G4 used gas produced on site to fuel an unmodified Placer County truck. G4 principal Matt […]

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Coimbatore municipal corporation to install first waste to energy plant

Coimbatore municipal corporation to install first waste to energy plant

December 2, 2013 |

In India, the city municipal corporation for Coimbatore has selected a private firm based in Pune to set up a bio methanation plant with a capacity to process 5 tonnes of vegetable and other organic waste. The plant will use the resulting biogas for use by local community kitchens and to power street lights. According […]

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INEOS Bio produces cellulosic ethanol from waste, at commercial scale

INEOS Bio produces cellulosic ethanol from waste, at commercial scale

August 1, 2013 |

Cash from Trash: The Heroes from Vero are making renewable fuel in commercial quantities from ag waste and MSW in South Florida. The Digest speaks with INEOS Bio CEO Peter WIlliams and COO Mark Niederschulte about the world’s first  facility to convert waste to fuel and electricity. In Florida, INEOS Bio announced that its Indian […]

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Vancouver seeks new technologies for waste-to-energy

Vancouver seeks new technologies for waste-to-energy

January 5, 2012 |

In Canada, the city of Vancouver, British Colombia is looking for international companies to bid on a new high-tech garbage incineration and gasification system. One contract will be for a waste-to-energy incinerator that can handle at least 500,000 tons. The other, which will be open to company with alternative technologies, will be for 100,000 tons. […]

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Has Powers Energy $300M waste-to-energy project kicked the bucket?

Has Powers Energy $300M waste-to-energy project kicked the bucket?

October 19, 2011 |

In Indiana, it appears that Powers Energy of America no longer plans to build a $300 million trash-to-energy plant in Schneider despite several years of having an option on buying the planned location. The lot has recently been put up for sale after the option expired, leaving local officials with the impression that the project […]

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Shentongroup launches new waste-to-energy system in UK

Shentongroup launches new waste-to-energy system in UK

October 19, 2011 |

In the UK, Shentongroup has launched a new waste-to-energy generator that can run on any combination of diesel, biodiesel, natural gas, or biogas that can then be fitted with a control system that enables any excess electricity to be exported to the national grid. An option to provide hot water via the Hexpac heat exchanger […]

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