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Waste to Energy


Waste to energy power plants, alternative fuels, biofuels,

The POWER Interview: Pioneering STEP Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Demonstration Readying for 2022 Commissioning

Construction of the 10-MWe Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) pilot plant, a public-private collaboration to demonstrate and test supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power generating technology, is making marked progress toward…



Improving Power Plant Efficiency with Nanocomposite Surface Treatments

There is no doubt that the energy industry is moving toward decarbonization and renewable sources. But, despite the $2.7 trillion spent on renewables over the past decade, that future is…


Perspectives on Energy Recovery from U.S. Plastic Waste

The truth about plastic placed in recycling bins is that most ends up in landfills. Converting the energy stored in plastic into electricity via waste-to-energy power plants offers a beneficial…


Improve Energy-from-Waste Plant Operations Through Intelligent Management

Implementation of an intelligent operations and maintenance framework has improved operation rates, reduced unexpected shutdowns, and increased power generated per unit of waste at energy-from-waste power plants in Taiwan. Many…


The SAINT: Turning Ice Cream Residuals and Food Waste into Energy

Food and beverage manufacturers around the globe generate greenhouse gas emissions from high-strength organic wastes, much of which is too concentrated to send to local wastewater treatment facilities. To develop…


Cleaning Boiler Superheaters with a Mobile Shockwave Method

One of the keys to boiler efficiency in thermal power plants is ensuring fouling and clinkers formed on superheater bundles are routinely removed. A mobile shockwave cleaning method offers one…