Weltec Biopower Builds Biogas Plant in Taiwan

Construction is scheduled to begin in 2023; commissioning is planned for 2024. Together with its Asian partner Melchers Taiwan, the German manufacturer Weltec Biopower is building a biogas plant in the southwest of the island state. According to the company, it is its first biogas plant in the country. Regarding the 360-kilowatt plant, the German […]

UK: Breakthrough Regarding “Plastics Waste to Hydrogen“

Academics from the Universities of Oxford and Cardiff are working with CarbonMeta Research Ltd. to turn plastic waste into clean hydrogen fuel and carbon nanomaterials. End of June, USA-based CarbonMeta Technologies Inc., a resource reclamation company that will process organic wastes, has announced that its British subsidiary, CarbonMeta Research Ltd., is commercializing a breakthrough technology […]

Hydrogen Fuel from Plastic Waste

Hydrogen is an energy carrier. This clean fuel can be produced from a variety of domestic resources, such as natural gas, nuclear power, biomass, and renewable power like solar and wind. Furthermore, there is a way to produce Hydrogen from plastic waste. As reported by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, scientists at the university […]

Partnership to Develop a Large-Scale Hydrogen-Based Value

The three enterprises ENGIE, OCI and EEW intend to realize a large-scale industrial value chain in Europe for the production of e-methanol. In May this year, ENGIE (the global point of reference in renewable hydrogen, low-carbon energy and services), OCI (Europe’s largest methanol producer), and EEW (a leading company in the production of electricity and […]

Switzerland: Hitachi Zosen Inova Starts Green Hydrogen Production Facility

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and the Aarau-Lenzburg Regional Waste Disposal Association (Gemeindeverband für Kehrichtbeseitigung Region Aarau-Lenzburg or GEKAL) will produce hydrogen at the waste-to-energy plant in Buchs (canton of Aargau). It is planned that the first hydrogen will be produced at the beginning of 2023. “Full operations will commence a few months later in the […]

Finland: VTT and Neste to Build a Power-to-Liquids Demonstration Plant

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Neste Oyj have agreed to build a technology demonstration facility. Power-to-Liquids technologies are on their way to commercialization in scale, Neste underlined in June this year. E-fuels would offer a way to expand the carbon-neutral transport fuel pool beyond biomass-based renewable fuels to replace fossil fuels in existing […]

The New 340 G Telehandler – A Compact Machine for Large Tasks

Developed for use as a telehandler and powerful multi-function machine, the 340 G was added to the Sennebogen Multi Line in spring 2022. The new 4-ton machine impresses with its robust design and the standard elevating comfort cab, especially for challenging tasks in the recycling industry. Built to meet the demands of tough material handling, […]

The Global Tire Derived Fuel Market

This worldwide market is expected to reach the value of 510.91 million US-Dollar by the end of 2031, USA-based Transparency Market Research Inc. informed. In 2020, the market was valued at 373.06 million US-Dollar. Increasing applications of scrap tires as tire-derived fuel (TDF) in pulp & paper mills, cement manufacturing, and utility boiler industries were […]

Turning Sewage Sludge into Fuels and Hydrogen

Climate change and energy shortages spur innovations. In August, USA-based financial, software, data, and media company Bloomberg reported that Northwest Europe “is forecast to begin a perilous winter with historically low amounts of diesel, a fuel that powers vast swaths of the economy”. The region’s stockpiles of road diesel, heating oil and other diesel-type fuel […]

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market to Grow

The market is expected to exhibit a tremendous compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 60 percent over the forecast period of 2022-2032. According to an analysis provided by Future Market Insights Global and Consulting Pvt. Ltd., the global sustainable aviation fuel market will reach an estimated value of 15 billion US-Dollar in 2030, scaling up […]

European Union: Parliament Advocates Green Aviation Fuels

In the European Union, civil aviation accounts for 13.4 percent of total CO2 emissions from transport. According to the European Parliament, used cooking oil, recycled carbon fuels, synthetic fuel or hydrogen should gradually become the norm as aviation fuel to help the EU become climate neutral by 2050. In July this year, the Members of […]

European Innovation Fund: EU Invests in Clean Tech Projects

In July this year, the European Commission announced that the EU is investing over 1.8 billion Euro in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. As reported, grants will be disbursed from the Innovation Fund to help bring breakthrough technologies to the market. The selected projects are […]

Gervasi Ecologica at IAA Transportation to Boost Circular Economy

We can never talk enough about circular economy and the importance of recovering and recycling waste materials. At the IAA Transportation in Hanover, Gervasi Ecologica will once again be delivering this message. In the transportation sector, only a small number of vehicles are dedicated to this objective and in some cases they are not even […]

Are UK Residual Waste Exports Coming to an End? RDF Industry Group Debates the Future at National Waste Sector Event

The RDF Industry Group will be joined by the Environment Agency at the biggest waste sector event of the year – RWM & Let’s Recycle Live – discussing comments regarding a ban on waste exports. The RDF Industry Group, which represents 33 organisations across the European waste derived fuel (WDF) supply chain, will open the […]

EuPC Welcomes the Recent LCA Study on Carrier Bags Performed by Euroconsumers

What are environmentally friendly alternatives to single use plastic carrier bags? Four European consumer associations, namely Test-Achats from Belgium, Altroconsumo – Associazione di Consumatori Italiana from Italy, DECO – Associação Portuguesa para a Defesa do Consumidor from Portugal and OCU – Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios from Spain conducted a study, certified by Professor Roland […]