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China Energy Building WTE Plant in Ukraine

China Energy announced plans to build a WTE plant in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, after signing a contract worth €210 million. The plant will process 1,500 daily tons using two units. China Energy will construct and provide operation and maintenance services. [...]

2020-04-01T17:55:55-04:00April 1st, 2020|2020, News|

Communication of Prof. Themelis with CNBC reporter who worked on recent CNBC video.

Gasification Growing in Waste Processing" (2020/02/07/the-future-of-waste-to-energy-technology.html). Please see the attached link to an interview with me by Katerina Ploumidaki, published in Ethnikos Kirikas (National Herald) of the US/UK last June. Hello K., further to our earlier correspondence, I finally found more [...]

2020-03-11T14:37:17-04:00March 11th, 2020|2020, News|

Responses by Prof. Nickolas Themelis to questions on WTE and landfilling posed by Waste Dive reporter.

Question: Dr. Themelis, Thank you very much for passing this along. The thesis seems to be comparing the health and environmental effects of WTE as compared to landfilling, in which it is determined to be less harmful. However, most of the experts [...]

2020-03-11T14:13:18-04:00March 11th, 2020|2020, News|

Interview of Prof. Nickolas Themelis with NBC reporter working on MSW gasification project

Municipal (MSW) and other solid wastes contain carbon and hydrogen which, when reacted with oxygen. produce heat. This can be done 1) by controlled combustion of the wastes and using the heat of combustion for generating electricity or for heating. 2) [...]

2020-01-25T15:27:39-05:00January 25th, 2020|2020, News|

News from our partners in Chile

WtERT-Chile (http://www.wtert.cl) contributed to the report  Rojas M., P. Aldunce, L. Farías, H. González, P. Marquet, J. C. Muñoz, R. Palma-Behnke, A. Stehr y S. Vicuña (editores) (2019). Evidencia científica y cambio climático en Chile: Resumen para tomadores de decisiones. Santiago: Comité Científico COP25; Ministerio de Ciencia, [...]

2020-01-03T17:42:04-05:00January 3rd, 2020|2020, News|
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