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Peak oil, defined as the time when oil production is less than the demand, is an idea that has fuelled many energy policies. Backers of the fossil fuel economysometimes worry about peak oil, but now there is another phenomenon that should bother us more: peak waste. Unlike in the case of oil, the worry is not

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The global waste-to-energy (WTE) market will reach $7.4 billion in 2013, according to a new study. Driving the international growth in new WTE facility construction will be other waste management challenges, including unsustainable landfilling, methane emissions reduction, growing waste volumes and lack of space, according to a news release on a new 139-page report by London-based Visiongain. The study acknowledges

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China’s waste-to-energy (WTE) market should grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18 percent through the next five years, according to a new report. The country will be adding WTE plants and double its market share by the end of 2018, according to a news release from the publisher of the report, the Burnaby, British Columbia-based TechSci Research. The report,

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A new study of global waste-to-energymarket reports that more than 100 projects are under construction, almost 62 have been approved and more than 210 are planned. The Dublin, Ireland-based Research and Markets report, “Waste to Energy – The World Market for Waste Incineration Plants 2013/2014,” provides a detailed analysis of pros and cons, technology and costs of waste incineration, including

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The most recent gasification database was published in 2010 and provided information on 192 commercial real and planned gasification projects. This database has been updated and now includes over 280 additional projects, about half of which have been built over the last 5 years or are already under construction. The database includes not only coal

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Gas-fired cogen plants are common, but biomass-fueled plants have the added benefit of using a renewable, practically inexhaustible fuel source. By Chadwick Wasilenkoff Oct 29, 2013 According to the International Energy Agency, power generation from non-hydro renewable sources including solar, wind, and bioenergy will exceed gas and nuclear by 2016, and renewable power is expected

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ZUG, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 31, 2013– Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has received a full notice to proceed (FNTP) by GS Engineering and Construction for the design and supply of a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for the Green Energy Centre BTO (Build, Transfer, Operate) Project. The

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Without drastic action, population growth and urbanization will outpace waste reduction, warn Daniel Hoornweg, Perinaz Bhada-Tata and Chris Kennedy. Solid waste — the stuff we send down our chutes, discard at work and put on the curb every week — is a striking by-product of civilization. The average person in the United States throws away

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