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Waste to Energy


Waste to energy power plants, alternative fuels, biofuels,

Can Power Plant Wastewater Be Valuable?

The rise and rapid adoption of the circular economy—a systems solution framework that seeks to keep materials, products, and services in circulation for as long as possible—is triggering an interesting…



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

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…


THE BIG PICTURE: Momentum for CCS

While only one commercial power plant equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) remains in operation today, the momentum for CCS appears to have picked up dramatically over the past…


Waste-to-Energy Plants Suffer from Unplanned Shutdowns Caused by Boiler Failure

A 2021 Prewin Network unplanned shutdown survey revealed that equipment failures in waste-to-energy (WtE) and biomass plants were responsible for a total of 22.9 days of unplanned shutdowns in 2021.…


Small-Scale Biodigesters Are Getting a Big Improvement in Thermal Control 

As the world looks to increase the usage and production of renewable energy, improving efficiency while lowering energy costs is vital to the adoption of renewable sources. Biodigesters (also known…


The Power of Cow Manure: How Farms of the Future Are Transforming Waste-to-Energy Operations

The use of renewable energy in the agriculture industry is an exciting new frontier that—with the right partners—can bring environmental and economic benefits to farmers, surrounding communities, and the renewable…