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Cologne Waste-to-Energy plant, Germany
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By working together, the Waste-to-Energy plant operator AVR, the grid manager Stedin, and the chemical producer Emerald Kalama Chemical BV support Rotterdam’s goal to reduce its carbon-based emissions.

Renergia, a brand new Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility opened in Canton Lucerne, shows that Waste-to-Energy can provide reliable heat for industries.

Presentation given by Jan Manders at the 2nd International DHC+ Research Conference under the motto 'REDEVELOP, RECREATE, RETHINK' on 5-6 November 2013 in Brussels.

Twence has been awarded this prestigious international prize for its supply of heat to a local district-heating network and its supply of steam to AkzoNobel, both of which are produced in its energy-from-waste plant. The International Energy Agency was part of the selection committee that evaluated the various entries from all over the world.


Mobile Heat Storage Developed at the Waste-to-Energy Plant in Hamm (Germany)

The famous symbol of the German city of Cologne - its cathedral the “Kölner Dom” - is now illuminated at night using energy generated from the city’s Waste-to-Energy Plant AVG (Abfallverwertungsgesellschaft Köln).  

Going ice skating is fun. In Nottingham (England) the National Ice Centre is on the city’s district heating network, receiving energy generated by treating waste in the Eastcroft Waste-to-Energy plant. 

The GfA Waste-to-Energy plant in Olching (Germany) supplies steam to the Glockenbrot bakery, which has been awarded the PRO PLANET label for its energy efficient bread production. 

Bjarke Ingels Group has designed an entirely new kind of building — a Waste-to-Energy plant that is also a ski slope and a recreation center.
Link to "Inhabitant" article. 

  • the AZ football club’s stadium,
  • to buildings at the Boekelermeer business estate,
  • and a further heating and cooling distribution project in Alkmaar .

One of the world’s largest district heating networks is the Copenhagen network, stretching more than 50km from east to west. Three Waste-to-Energy plants supply heat to the same network and more than 30% of the total district heating in the Greater Copenhagen area is generated by waste...

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