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  1. Cement Kilns use High Specification Fuel Manufactured from Industrial By-products
  2. Processing Waste Paint into Fuel
  3. Idaho Potato Waste Converted to Biodiesel for Engine Tests
  4. Biodiesel Production from Waste Fats and Alcohol, with Testing Tailored to Native American Values
  5. Production of Fuel Chips from Waste Tyres
  6. A Smokeless Technique for Producing Heat Energy from Scrap Tyres
  7. Sheffield 'Green Heat' District Heating Network
  8. Power from Scrap Tyres at Wolverhampton
  9. Fuel Cubes Manufactured from Non Recyclable Industrial Waste
  10. A Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant Utilises Biomass-based Residuals from a Paper Mill
  11. Waste from a Potato Peeling Company Provides Biogas for Electricity Production
  12. Steam Production by Burning Residual Materials in a Fluidised Bed Boiler
  13. Upgrade of Waste Combustion Plant with Integrated Energy System Produces Heat and Electricity
  14. Urban and Rural Environmental Combustion System - Diversified Utilisation of Waste  Heat
  15. Biomass-fed Coffee Roaster Saves Money, Produces Better Coffee and Enhances Product Image
  16. Anaerobic Water Purification Produces Methane at a Whey Processing Plant
  17. Simultaneous Combustion of Natural Gas and Biogas
  18. Conversion of a 150 kW Boiler from LPG Fuel to Tallow
  19. Black Liquor Gasification Produces a Clean Hydrogen-rich Gas
  20. Anaerobic Water Purification in a Brewery in the Netherlands
  21. Sawmill Uses Bark Waste for Heating
  22. Anaerobic Digestion of Sewage Sludge at Kingsbridge, Devon
  23. Skinnerup On-farm Biogas Plant with Gas Storage
  24. Tuna Sludge Fodder for Fuel Gas and Compost
  25. Sindrup On-Farm Plant for Animal and Industrial Waste
  26. Gas Engine Fuelled with Biogas from Anaerobic Digestion of Process Waste
  27. Food Processing Effluent as an Energy Source
  28. Masnedo Combined Heat and Power Plant
  29. Gasification / Combustion of Waste Wood in a Boiler
  30. Bed-mixing Dryer for Moist Biomass Fuels
  31. Waste and Scrap Wood Combustion with Pollution Reduction Connected to District Heating System
  32. Wood Wastes Provide Fuel for Factory Space Heating
  33. Wood Chip Fuelled Boiler for Small Scale Industrial Use
  34. Wood Fired Heating for a Large Stately Home on Drayton Estate
  35. Electricity and Heat from Source-separated Organic Waste
  36. Direct Combustion Efficiencies of Wood-fired Systems Tested at Seven Sites in the USA
  37. Combined Heat and Power Plant Burns Wood Chips and Biogas
  38. Retrofitting of Two Wood-chip-fired Boilers
  39. Boiler Flue Gases Wet-cleaned and Condensed to Increase Energy Output in Finland
  40. Waste-wood-fired Electricity Generation at a 34 MW Power Station
  41. Combined Heat and Power from the Combustion of Sawmill Waste Wood
  42. Electricity Production from Wood Waste Reduces Air Pollution
  43. Waste-generated Heat for Wood-drying Kiln
  44. Rotating Grate Technology for the Combustion of Wet Biomass and Waste Fuels
  45. Tennessee Valley Authority Buys Power Generated from Combusted Waste Sawdust
  46. Environmentally Sound Solution for Co-operative Housing with Solar Heating and Scrap  Wood Burning
  47. Waste-wood-fired Unit for Drying Chicken Manure
  48. Wood-pellet-fuel Heats Up Northern Arkansas
  49. Boiler Using Poplar Bark as Fuel
  50. Pollution-free Combustion of Waste Wood in Joineries to Heat the Factory and Local  Houses
  51. Scrap Wood Replaces Fossil Fuels in the Cement Industry

Technical Brochures

7: Power from Scrap Tyres at Wolverhampton, UK

 A scrap tyre incinerator generates electricity for the local grid and produces by-products for the steel  and zinc industries. This method for disposing of waste tyres is environmentally acceptable and creates local employment. (Printed 1994)

16: 36 MW Power Station Fired by Waste Wood in Michigan, USA

A power station burning waste-wood is providing 36.2  MW of electricity to a city  in Michigan, USA while helping to mitigate environmental concerns. The Grayling Generating Station produces power for local industry and residents, generates a valuable soil additive, and shares  waste-water  treatment capacity with the new sewage plant for the city of Grayling. The generating station began commercial operation in June 1992 and has operated beyond its guaranteed level of availability. (Printed 1995)

70: Anaerobic Water Purification in a Brewery in the Netherlands

A compact, two-stage, waste-water purification  system has been installed in a Dutch brewery. It consists of an anaerobic reactor where organic compounds are converted into methane, and an aerobic reactor where hydrogen  sulphide is oxidised. The biogas is used within the  brewery and the purified waste water can be discharged into the sewer with no detrimental effects. (Printed 1998)

97: New Energy-from-Waste Furnace in Norway

A full-scale furnace for waste materials, using new technology, has been in operation in Norway since 1997.   The plant's low emissions  and high energy utilisation satisfy the EU's proposed limits for the year 2000 by a wide margin.  It is possible to build profitable plants of this type from as small as 3 MW output, allowing the   establishment of plants with relatively low throughput.

112: Biogas Combined Heat and Power in Sweden

In this project, 5060 apartment blocks are supplied with both electricity and heat from a CHP plant which processes about 30,000 tonnes/year of manure and around 5,000 tonnes/year of organic waste from industry. Since starting operation, the biogas plant has provided 3,0004,000 m3/day of gas, producing 450 kW of electricity and 650 kW of heat.

115: A Diesel Engine Fuelled by Spent Vegetable Oil

A 500 kW diesel engine, fuelled by a mixture of spent vegetable oil and marine oil and marine gas oil, has been developed in Japan and installed in a tempura frying plant. The project has provided an economical way of disposing of the spent oil.  The oil mixture is cheaper than using only spent oil that has been estrified, while the sulphur dioxide emissions are lower than those from marine gas alone. (Printed 2000)

118: Co-digestion of Manure with Industrial and Household Waste

The Kristianstad biogas plant is the first in Sweden to co-digest municipal solid waste with manure and other organic biomass to produce energy and fertiliser.  In 1998, the plant handled over 70,000 tonnes of waste and produced biogas equivalent to 20,000 MWh.  This project offers a sustainable solution to waste disposal problems encountered in many countries. (Printed 2000)

Newsletter Articles

1/94 Scrap Tyres as a Fuel in the UK
4/94 Crushing Combustible Waste in Finland
4/96
Exploiting the Energy Potential of Medical Waste - USA
2/98 Anaerobic Digestion and Opportunities for International Technology Transfer - also available in pdf
4/98 Green electricity from waste wood - also in pdf format
2/99 Fuel cell CHP using biogas from brewery effluent - also in pdf format
4/99 The power of organic wastes - also in pdf format
4/99 The potential for biogas in Sweden - also in pdf format

Last updated 05 October, 2000

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