Scientists Discover New Process Converting Waste Heat Into Usable Electricity

This new material could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and improve their efficiency. A group of researchers have developed a new material that can be used to turn waste heat into electricity. This technology could allow power plants to recycle their waste heat and save money, while reducing our fossil fuel consumption […]

Urine to power lights in refugee camps

The project is led by Professor Ioannis Ieropoulus at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, he highlighted the green nature of the system when he said, “[T]his technology is about as green as it gets, as we do not need to utilize fossil fuels and we are effectively using a waste product that will be in plentiful […]

Australia’s first floating solar plant to be built in South Australia

Construction is due to start on the country’s first floating solar power plant. It is expected to be begin operations by early April. According to the ABC, the plant will float on a wastewater treatment facility in Jamestown in the state’s mid north. Based in SA’s Aberfoyle Park, Infratech Industries, has developed and installed solar […]

POLAND STRIKES DEAL WITH WASTE TO ENERGY PRODUCTION

JV Brings Waste to Energy Gasification Technology to Poland 7 February 2013 By Ben Messenger Vacouver based waste gasification specialist, Waste to Energy Canada (WtEC) has formed a joint venture with Polish investment and property development company, Rank Progress to develop projects in Poland and Croatia.The joint venture – Rank Recycling Energy (RRE) – will […]

POO LOO POWER IS A REALTY WITH THIS SIMPLE SYSTEM

POO LOO POWER IS NOW HERE Of all the things that people traditionally discard, one that most of us likely think the least about repurposing is human feces and urine. Sure, we recycle our plastic and paper, and compost our fruits and veggies, but … that stuff? Actually, there are various worldwide projects aimed at […]

ENGLAND TO LOOK AT ITS RECORD OF WASTE PRODUCT AND CONVERSION TO EXTRA ENERGY

Energy from Waste in the UK 19th and 20th September 2011 Currently the UK relies upon and consumes natural resources and non-renewable fuel at  an unsustainable rate. Each year over 80 millions tonnes of waste are produced placing increasing pressure on the environment, at a cost to consumers and businesses alike. As a result Energy from Waste has seen […]

WORLD EVENTS,FAIRS,EXPOS & SHOWS FOR WASTE/ENERGY

POWER-GEN India & Central Asia May 5-7,2011 New Delhi , India http://power-genindia.com POWER-GEN Europe June 7-9,2011 Milan , Italy http://www.powergeneurope.com ISRI Annual Convention and Exposition 2011 Location: Los Angeles, CA , US May 05, 2011 – May 09, 2011 Waste Expo 2011 Location: Dallas, TX , US May 10, 2011 – May 12, 2011 Waste […]

AWARDS FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT AFRICAN COMPANIES

African Waste Entrepreneurs Scoop Numerous SEED Awards The Shea Economic Empowerment Program in Ghana is among this year’s SEED Award winners. The organisation aims to improve the livelihoods of shea nut producers through training and access to technology 19 April 2011 A Symposium focused on the policies needed to accelerate the transition to a ‘Green […]

WASTE & BIOFUEL MARRIAGE FOR THE FUTURE

Waste the Answer to Biofuel’s Ethical Dilemma Say Researchers 14 April 2011 Second generation biofuels that use waste as a feedstocks could be the answer to ‘unethical practices’ that are encouraged by current policies on biofuels, according a report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. The UK based Nuffield Council on Bioethics examines ethical issues […]

BIOGAS PRODUCTION FROM MANURE WASTE

Small Scale Anaerobic Digestion to Boost Biogas Markets Small scale, distributed anaerobic digestion plants could offer an environmentally and economically stable solution for locally produced biogas. In Germany government incentives have led to the development of over 6000 anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, generating twice as much power as all of the country’s waste to energy […]