Tag: waste-to-energy

Lansing, Michigan’s first waste-to-energy facility opens

Lansing, Michigan’s first waste-to-energy facility opens

February 27, 2022 |

In Michigan, global sustainable energy producer EDL and key project stakeholders bp, Consumers Energy and Granger Waste Services welcomed the start of operations at the Wood Road Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facility. The landfill gas to RNG facility is the first of its kind in Lansing, Michigan. EDL Head of North America Operations Raymond Ivers […]

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Babcock & Wilcox Renewable receives $38M for new waste-to-energy projects

Babcock & Wilcox Renewable receives $38M for new waste-to-energy projects

October 3, 2021 |

In Ohio, Babcock & Wilcox’s Renewable segment received an award for more than $38 million to supply waste-to-energy technologies for municipal waste projects in East Asia. The facilities will be capable of processing approximately 2 million tons of municipal waste annually. B&W Renewable will design, manufacture and supply its Vølund DynaGrate combustion grates and provide […]

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DOJ & Nebraska fine Big Ox Energy and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC $1.1M for law violations

DOJ & Nebraska fine Big Ox Energy and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC $1.1M for law violations

September 26, 2021 |

In Nebraska, the U.S. Department of Justice and state of Nebraska finalized a settlement with Big Ox Energy – Siouxland LLC and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC for alleged violations of federal and state environmental laws at its waste-to-energy facility in Dakota City, Nebraska. Under the terms of the settlement, the defendants will pay a […]

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DOE announces technical assistance for local governments on waste-to-energy

DOE announces technical assistance for local governments on waste-to-energy

July 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office and National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced the Phase 1 selections for the Waste-to-Energy Technical Assistance for Local Governments Program, which was created to mobilize national laboratory analyses and technical expertise around energy and resource recovery from organic waste streams (e.g. food waste, sewage sludge, […]

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Amager Resource Center applies for $140M in funding for CO2 capture Project

Amager Resource Center applies for $140M in funding for CO2 capture Project

July 3, 2021 |

In Ohio, Babcock & Wilcox Environmental will support Amager Resource Center’s application for more than €120 million ($140 million USD) in European Union funding to build an advanced carbon dioxide capture facility at ARC’s Amager-Bakke (Copenhill) waste-to-energy facility in Copenhagen, Denmark. B&W has submitted a letter of support for ARC’s funding application to the E.U.’s […]

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Mosaic Materials, Opus 12, others win NREL cleantech innovator award

Mosaic Materials, Opus 12, others win NREL cleantech innovator award

April 25, 2021 |

In Colorado, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory recognized five top cleantech innovators including Mosaic Materials, developer of adsorbent materials designed to selectively capture CO2, Opus 12 for its flexible membrane electrode assembly and process designed to recycle CO2 into cost-competitive chemicals and fuels, and Electro-Active Technologies for its modular system designed […]

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DOE BETO webinar on bioenergy high-priority topics

DOE BETO webinar on bioenergy high-priority topics

April 18, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 1 p.m.–2 p.m. ET. The webinar will feature BETO leadership detailing the Office mission and methods it uses to enable the U.S. bioeconomy. The panel of speakers includes BETO’s: Valerie Sarisky-Reed, Acting Director Jay […]

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DOE BETO and NREL launch Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program

DOE BETO and NREL launch Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program

March 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are launching an organic Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program for local governments. Organic waste streams, such as food waste and wastewater sludge, represent significant environmental, economic, and social sustainability challenges for municipalities. BETO has funded analyses assessing these waste […]

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Open-source waste-to-energy system simulation model launched by NREL

Open-source waste-to-energy system simulation model launched by NREL

December 20, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the National Renewable Energy Laboratory launched the Waste-to-Energy System Simulation (WESyS) Model, a first-of-its-kind tool designed to gain insight into the waste-to-energy industry and help identify where bottlenecks are occurring in technology advancements and where to invest in research. The tool can also help examine how the waste-to-energy industry fits into the […]

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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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