According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, more than 800 thermal waste-to-energy plants operate in nearly 40 countries around the globe – a number that is expected to grow rapidly over the next decade. By 2022, Pike Research forecasts, at least 261 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) will be converted to base load power and heat.
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Having written recently about waste-to-energy (WTE) programs at landfills worldwide, this item from Clean Technica about a planned wind and solar farm on an old New York City dump fits the picture. Best of fortune launching this renewable energy concept, and many more like around the world. We need an abundance of this kind of planning to build the sustainability […]
Thankfully a growing number of renewable energy solutions are emerging as viable business options worldwide. Add organic trash as an energy feedstock to the list of candidates – a material that is increasing on par with population growth. In 2011, the world generated an estimated 2 billion tons of municipal solid waste, reports Pike Research, which adds that over the next decade this number will grow considerably.