04/09/2019 09:12

From waste to recyclables with single-stream-recycling

Per year, Zurich energy Utility company (ewz) accrues approximately 1,500 tons of industrial waste, including items such as large 60-year-old electric wires containing copper, energy transformers or even old street lamps. Since 2018, ewz pioneers the...

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19/03/2019 09:00

Veolia's solution to turn waste heat into energy in Braunschweig

Data centers – gigantic sites that host computer data and information systems for businesses and individuals in mainframes and servers – are big producers of so-called waste heat. This energy, from a site whose primary purpose is not heat...

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18/03/2019 15:30

Elysium Nordic’s pyrolysis process recycles 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres

From 2021 Elysium Nordic will recover 9,000 tons of carbon black from 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres, which will result in an annual CO2 reduction of up to 18,000 tons. Elysium Nordic uses pyrolysis when re-using the end-of-life tyres. In pyrolysis...

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14/03/2019 10:33

ECLUSE's W2E-powered steam network delivers reliable energy to chemical industry

ECLUSE will connect Indaver’s 1 million tonnes waste-to-energy plants in the Waasland Port/Antwerp Port (Belgium) to nearby industries. Instead of relying on gas-fired boilers to produce steam, these industries will use steam produced from the inci...

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18/01/2018 10:28

Recycling superalloys: ensuring sustainable production of high performing aircra...

Alloys, a mixture of elements with the characteristics of metal, are resistant materials that engineers are continually looking to develop into more advanced alloys or ‘superalloys’. An example of a superalloy is rhenium, which has unique propert...

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16/01/2018 09:14

The world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air

Climeworks along with the project partners KEZO, Gebrüder Meier and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy has commissioned the world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air in Hinwil, Switzerland. The plant filters 900 tons of CO2 from the a...

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03/01/2018 09:52

Tekniska verken i Linköping turns waste into HFC free cooling

In Linköping, the largest part of the district cooling is produced from district heating through absorption cooling, a well-proven technique with water for refrigerant and lithium bromide as an absorbent. The absorption process is based on the same ...

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17/07/2017 09:25

Enel Group’s sustainable dismantling and demolition approach for FOIX power pl...

FOIX was a Thermal Power Plant consisting of 1×520 MW unit, operating until 2010. In 2015, the Spanish Government authorized its closure and ordered the dismantling and demolition of the plant. This process, where the value of materials and resource...

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