Recent WtERT News
We are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Global WtERT Council (GWC), and the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN), Morocco’s National Institute for Solar Energy and Renewable Energy. www.iresen.org Founded in 2011 by the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment, and key players of the country’s energy sector, the institute [...]
Newsletter to WtERT members by Werner Bauer of WtERT-E.U. WtERT-News June/July 2020 Broken glass everywhere “It’s like a jungle sometimes It makes me wonder how I keep from going under.” Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five When I think of Corona, these song lyrics keep coming to my mind. What is actually happening right now? Entire industries are collapsing (aviation, [...]
This report contains the articles, maps, and figures of WTE plants in the U.S. It provides information on the capacity, production, emissions, and exploration in the circular economy of the WTE facilities by states. Please click the link for the details.
Norwegian pilot plant for Carbon Capture from WTE plant was successful and may lead to 400,000 ton/year industrial scale plant
CCS Pilot Phase Successfully Completed Fortum Oslo Varme’s Klemetsrud waste-to-energy (WTE) plant has successfully validated carbon capture technology at its pilot plant. The move is part of Norway’s planned full-scale carbon capture and storage project known as Northern Lights. The Northern Lights plan will use pipelines to gather captured carbon from various industries and bury it under the North Sea in geological storage. The [...]
As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy (ESWET) has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste. Please click the link for the details.
People do not realize how expensive recycling can be for a city. Have a look at this story. A prior contract expired last month and the city declined to accept a new bid that would have reportedly cost around $200 per ton. Please click the link for the details.
Receive our greetings from the SOCIEDAD ANTIOQUEÑA DE INGENIEROS, SAI, which supports WTERT - Colombia. Enrique Posada, our president, received your excellent communication about Covid 19. Very important the points you show. We translated it and sent it to our contacts in Colombia. We annex the translated communication. We make use of this opportunity to tell you that we also postponed the third Panamerican [...]
Dear members and friends of the GWCouncil, Attached please find a letter by Prof. Nickolas Themelis, Columbia University. Please click the link for the details.
ESWET – Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen | Waste Management World
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The European Environment Commission recognizes the importance of WTE power plants is dealing with the COVID-19 wastes. Over the years, the Global WTERT Council has published the fact that over 60 EU plants co-combust medical wastes along with MSW. 31st March 2020 CEWEP welcomes the recognition of waste management as a sector providing an essential service to our society by Virginijus Sinkevičius, the European Environment [...]