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Tag: Waste to Energy


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The State of Waste-to-Energy in the US

May 10, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

It was in 1885 that the first waste incinerator was built in the United States on Governors Island in New York. By the mid-20th century hundreds more were in operation across the country. But when the impacts of the water […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Covanta Releases Hillsborough Waste-to-Energy Facility Emissions Data

January 9, 2023

Via: Waste360

Covanta, a leader in sustainable materials management and a premier provider of environmental solutions benefitting businesses and communities, announced that emissions data is now available to the public online for the Covanta Hillsborough Waste-to-Energy Facility in Tampa, FL, which every […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Emissions Data Now Available Online for The Covanta Lake Waste-to-Energy Facility

November 21, 2022

Via: Waste360

Covanta, a leader in sustainable materials management and a premier provider of environmental solutions benefitting businesses and communities across North America, announced that emissions data is now available to the public online for the Covanta Lake Waste-to-Energy Facility in Okahumpka, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Kore Infrastructure’s Successful Waste-To-Energy System

October 20, 2022

Via: Waste360

Kore Infrastructure has announced the success of the one-year demonstration of its waste-to-energy modular system. The system, located in Los Angeles, California has demonstrated the ability to convert 100% renewable energy from organic waste. Using a closed loop, carbon-negative process, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste-to-Energy in an Era of Decarbonization

October 4, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

One of the key topics discussed during this year’s ISWA World Congress was Waste-to-Energy (WtE) and the new technologies enabling the sector to exist in a circular economy. The brand new WtE White Book on Technologies for WtE published by […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change

August 16, 2022

Via: PowerMag

President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that installations of solar and wind power […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CEWEP-report: European Waste-to-Energy sector’s contribution to EU Net Zero

June 27, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

“We now have a concrete base, peer-reviewed calculations showing that Waste-to-Energy is part of the solution to the climate crisis that we are in. With appropriate support from the policymakers the sector can be a substantial contributor to the EU’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Emission Data Now Available Online for Five New York Waste-to-Energy Facilities

February 11, 2022

Via: Waste360

Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, announced that emissions data for five of its New York Waste-to-Energy (WTE) facilities is now available online. This data, which is the same used by onsite operators to monitor operational […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling won’t solve plastic crisis, report finds

July 21, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

A new report says that recycling methods alone won’t eradicate plastic pollution. Published by Filipino public interest network Eco Waste Coalition on Wednesday, July 21, the review outlines how ineffective advanced recycling methods such as chemical recycling, waste-to-energy and pyrolysis […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

EQT to Acquire Covanta for $5.3B

July 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

This morning, EQT Infrastructure (EQT), part of purpose-driven global investment organization EQT Group, announced that it has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) for $5.3B. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Oregon WTE Facility May Get Renewable Energy Status

January 14, 2020

Via: Waste360

Oregon lawmakers are giving Covanta’s waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Marion County another chance to be treated as a renewable energy source. According to a Salem Reporter article, State Rep. Brian Clem confirmed that a proposal is in the works to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hawaii Deals with Burgeoning Waste Management Problem

January 10, 2020

Via: Waste360

Hawaii Island’s South Hilo Sanitary Landfill has anywhere from 20 to 100 years of capacity left, Hawaii Public Radio reports. However, the island is dealing with waste management issues. The Island has been dealing with plastics that are no longer […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tampa, Fla., Announces Plans to Take Over McKay Bay WTE Plant

October 23, 2019

Via: Waste360

The city of Tampa, Fla., has given notice that it plans to take over the McKay Bay waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in an effort to save money. Tampa Bay Times reports that the move could save the city up to $5 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

China to Develop World’s Largest WTE Plant

July 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

China is in the process of developing a facility just outside Shenzhen in southern China that is expected to become the world’s largest waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. Pandaily reports that once the plant is fully operational, it will be able to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Orlando, Fla., Seeks to Generate Energy from Food Waste

May 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

The city of Orlando, Fla., is looking to covert food waste, such as banana peels and egg shells, into energy for businesses and residents. According to a WFTV report, the city already collects food waste from more than 30 companies, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

King County, Wash., Approves Landfill Expansion

April 26, 2019

Via: Waste360

King County, Wash., officials just voted to extend the life of and expand the Cedar Hills Regional landfill. Earlier this month, county officials considered whether to expand the landfill to accommodate tons of trash from more than 1.5 million people […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

N.Y. Legislators Introduce Bills to Stop Finger Lakes Incinerators

February 8, 2019

Via: Waste360

Lawmakers in New York State have introduced bills that would prohibit developers from building garbage incinerators in the Finger Lakes Watershed. Circular enerG is proposing to build a $365 million waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Romulus, N.Y., between lakes Seneca and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Rio Pilot Plant to Explore Energy-from-waste

January 9, 2019

Via: Waste360

A national technology to process and explore energy from organic waste started being tested in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Installed in a processing plant of the City Company of Urban Cleaning (Comlurb), in the Caju, Brazil, neighborhood, the […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Italian Oil & Gas Giant Opens Municipal Solid Waste to Fuel Plant

January 4, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

Syndial, the environmental services company of Rome based multinational oil and gas firm, Eni, has taken first step in its journey toward building industrial-scale plants to produce bio-oil from municipal solid waste as operations begin at a pilot plant located […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Commercial Scale Plastic Waste to Fuel & Oil Tech Firm Open Technology HQ in London

October 26, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Plastic Energy Limited, a company with a process to recycle plastic waste into alternative fuels and oil, has set up its Technology HQ a London with the aim of establishing a global business. The company explained that it has developed […]