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Alfa Laval introduces E-PowerPack ORC waste heat recovery system for ships

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Alfa Laval is introducing the E-PowerPack waste heat recovery system for ships. Able to convert waste heat directly into electrical power, the E-PowerPack uses Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology to reduce ship fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions.

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NYK Line invests in waste-to-biofuel company

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which has developed its own integrated subcritical-water organic-waste power-generation system (ISOP) system, which decomposes organic substances using subcritical-water-treating technology and ultimately produces green energy products such as biofuels.

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EU Innovation Fund grants €108M to RWE’s waste-to-hydrogen project FUREC

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RWE's FUREC project, which aims to produce circular and green hydrogen from non-recyclable municipal solid waste in Limburg, the Netherlands, received a €108-million grant from the EU’s Innovation Fund.

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Topsoe enters agreement with Steeper Energy to introduce complete waste-to-biofuel solution

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Topsoe and Steeper Energy , a developer of biomass conversion technologies, signed a global licensing agreement for a complete waste-to-fuel solution. The end-products include Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), marine biofuel, and renewable diesel from waste biomass.

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UCalgary, Rice team uses flash joule heating to manufacture graphene from petroleum waste

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A team from the University of Calgary and Rice University has used flash joule heating (FJH) ( earlier post ) to convert low-value asphaltenes—a by-product of crude oil refining—into a high-value carbon allotrope, asphaltene-derived flash graphene (AFG). Flash graphene from asphaltenes.

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Converting rejected plastic waste into useful materials

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Researchers are integrating tested technologies and developing new ones to break down plastic waste for conversion into useful materials.

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DOE researchers investigate economic and environmental impacts of converting wet waste to renewable diesel

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Meanwhile, wet waste feedstocks, such as animal manure and fats, oils, and greases (FOG), represent another important category of resources that could be utilized to produce MCCI bioblendstocks due to its abundant availability.

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Researchers detect broad range of emerging synthetic antioxidants in dust in e-waste recyling centers

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Now, researchers have detected a broad range of emerging synthetic antioxidants, called hindered phenol and sulfur antioxidants, in dust from electronic waste (e-waste) recycling workshops, possibly posing risks for the workers inside.

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Rice lab’s flash Joule heating extracts rare earth elements from waste at high yields

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The Rice lab of chemist James Tour has successfully extracted valuable rare earth elements (REE) from waste at yields high enough to resolve issues for manufacturers while boosting their profits. The process turns the waste into highly soluble “activated REE species.”.

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TU/ecomotive develops waste-free car with UBQ: Luca

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With this zero-waste car, the team wants to show that waste can be a valuable material with a multitude of applications. Luca, the world’s first Zero-Waste car.

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LanzaTech’s waste gas-to-SAF facility receives £25M from UK Department for Transport

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LanzaTech’s Project DRAGON, which stands for Decarbonizing and Reimagining Aviation for the Goal Of Netzero, will convert waste gases into synthetic kerosene for use in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

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New method turns plastic waste into valuable soil additive

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Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, have moved one step closer to finding a use for plastic waste. The post New method turns plastic waste into valuable soil additive appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Raven SR, Chevron and Hyzon Motors collaborate to produce hydrogen from green waste in Northern California

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Raven SR, a renewable fuels company; Chevron New Energies, a division of Chevron USA; and Hyzon Motors are collaborating to commercialize operations of a green waste-to-hydrogen production facility in Richmond intended to supply hydrogen fuel to transportation markets in Northern California. Diversion of this organic waste will help fulfill California SB 1383 mandates, and will potentially avoid up to 7,200 metric-tons per year of CO 2 emissions from the landfill.

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Researchers use cold-spray deposition to create thermoelectric generators for harvesting waste heat from previously inaccessible sources

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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and collaborators have used an additive manufacturing technique, called cold-spray deposition, to create thermoelectric generators that can harvest waste heat—a huge untapped resource—from previously inaccessible sources, such as pipes with complex geometries. Waste heat is a huge untapped resource. However, their application to harvest waste heat is limited by challenges in fabrication and materials.

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Raven SR & Hyzon Motors to build up to 100 waste-to-hydrogen hubs

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At the hubs, which can be built at or near landfills, Raven SR will convert mixed and multiple organic wastes, including municipal solid waste, greenwaste, food waste, medical, paper, etc. Raven SR , a renewable fuels company, and Hyzon Motors Inc.,

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Proterra achieves multiple TRUE-Certified zero-waste facilities

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Proterra has been awarded TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Certification for multiple manufacturing facilities in recognition of its zero-waste efforts. Proterra is now the first electric vehicle manufacturer to earn multiple TRUE Certifications for zero-waste facilities, according to Green Business Certification Inc ( GBCI ). Administered by GBCI, the TRUE Zero Waste certification system is a complement to LEED and other green rating systems.

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Veolia launches largest project to produce bio-methanol from pulp mill waste

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Black liquor is the waste byproduct from the kraft pulping process after pulping is completed. Veolia Group designs and provides solutions for water, waste and energy management.

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European project HARARE seeks to produce iron and non-ferrous metals from waste using hydrogen as reductant

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HARARE stands for “Hydrogen As the Reducing Agent in the REcovery of metals and minerals from metallurgical waste”. Standard aluminum smelting processes generate about twice as much red mud waste as aluminum metal. Most of the waste remains as such and is dumped in large landfill sites.

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Combatting electronic waste with biodegradable circuit boards

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A research team has innovated groundbreaking biodegradable circuit boards that look to solve the growing problem of electronic waste. The post Combatting electronic waste with biodegradable circuit boards appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Fulcrum BioEnergy successfully produces first low-carbon synthetic crude oil from landfill waste at its Sierra BioFuels Plant

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After more than a decade of dedication and perseverance, successfully creating a low-carbon fuel entirely from landfill waste validates the strength of our process and our partners’ unwavering belief in and support for our business model.

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Raven SR waste-to-hydrogen plant in California to be powered by INNIO Jenbacher’s Ready-for-H2 engines

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At the site, landfill gas (LFG) will be the primary fuel to provide power for the non-combustion process that converts waste to hydrogen. tons of organic waste per day and produce up to 2,000 metric tons per year of hydrogen.

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Wonderful Oil Waste Water Makes Tangerines Not So Cute, But Makes Toxic Resnicks Filthy Rich #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Phosphate-based waste form platform provides an alternative solution to advanced reactor nuclear waste

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Nuclear waste forms are at the centre of a successful strategy for the clean-up and isolation of radioactive waste from the environment.

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E-Waste is a Cybersecurity Problem, Too

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million metric tons of electronic waste in 2019, up more than 21% over five years, according to the United Nations’ most recent assessment. Only about 17% of that e-waste was recycled, and what happens to the rest can be detrimental for both human health and privacy.

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UN: global e-waste surging; up 21% in 5 years

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million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. of 2019’s e-waste was collected and recycled. In per capita terms, last year’s discarded e-waste averaged 7.3

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U Delaware team develops chemocatalytic process to convert waste polypropylene to lube oils

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Vlachos (2021) “Polypropylene Plastic Waste Conversion to Lubricants over Ru/TiO 2 Catalysts” ACS Catalysis doi: 10.1021/acscatal.1c00874.

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ElectraTherm and Navy to demonstrate shipboard waste heat recovery

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ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, is working with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Creare, and the US Naval Academy (USNA) to demonstrate gas turbine waste heat recovery as part of a Small Business Innovation Research project. The demonstration will take place at the USNA in Annapolis, Maryland to prove the potential for waste heat recovery onboard ships. Ports and Marine Waste Heat Recovery

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Greenergy opts for Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology to produce low-carbon fuels from waste tires

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Greenergy will invest in Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of a project to produce low-carbon transportation fuels from waste tires. billion tires are discarded each year worldwide, creating significant waste.

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Flue2Chem project awarded £5m to convert industrial waste into sustainable materials

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The Flue2Chem project aims to reduce carbon emissions by converting industrial waste gases into sustainable materials. The post Flue2Chem project awarded £5m to convert industrial waste into sustainable materials appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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New ARPA-E program to award $40M to reduce fuel waste 10X from advanced nuclear reactors

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $40 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program that will limit the amount of waste produced from advanced nuclear reactors, protecting the land and air and increasing the deployment and use of nuclear power as a reliable source of clean energy. Proactively reducing the amount of waste from AR poses an innovative opportunity that will enable the future deployment of nuclear power.

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BMW Group using sustainable BASF paints made from bio-waste

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BASF’s innovative production process makes it possible to replace petroleum-based precursors, such as naphtha, with renewable raw materials from organic waste, starting in the early stages of paint production. The BMW Group is using innovative technologies in its efforts to improve sustainability and taking advantage of new options to conserve resources and reduce emissions from painting bodywork.

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Velocys receives further £0.5M grant for waste-to-fuels project

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million) of grant funding for the Altalto waste-to-fuels project from the UK Department for Transport (DfT), under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C). Velocys plc has secured a further £0.5 million (US$0.63

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US-based Raven SR to build waste-to-hydrogen project in Spain

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Raven SR, a US-based renewable fuels company ( earlier post ), plans to build a waste-to-hydrogen production facility in Aragón, Spain, following the opening of its subsidiary Raven SR Iberia in Zaragoza, announced earlier this month. The Raven SR project in Aragón will produce 1,600 metric tons per year of renewable hydrogen from approximately 75 tons of organic solid waste per day.

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New technology converts waste polyethylene to jet fuel in an hour

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Washington State University researchers have developed an innovative way to convert waste polyethylene plastic to ingredients for jet fuel and other valuable products, making it easier and more cost-effective to reuse plastics.

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SGH2 building largest green hydrogen production facility in California; gasification of waste into H2

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The plant will feature SGH2’s technology, which will gasify recycled mixed paper waste to produce green hydrogen that reduces carbon emissions by two to three times more than green hydrogen produced using electrolysis and renewable energy, and is five to seven times cheaper.

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Startup licenses ORNL technology for converting organic waste to hydrogen

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The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel. The system combines biology and electrochemistry to degrade organic waste—such as plant biomass or food waste—to produce hydrogen. Although they originally developed both processes to address the problems of liquid waste formed during biofuel production, Electro-Active Technologies will focus on fighting food waste.

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Coffee up: Scientists tackle EV battery recycling with less waste

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Caffeine extraction process can recycle EV batteries using less chemicals and secondary waste, new research says. The post Coffee up: Scientists tackle EV battery recycling with less waste appeared first on The Driven.

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LanzaTech and Sumitomo Riko partner to produce isoprene from rubber, resin and urethane waste; substitute for natural rubber production

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LanzaTech and Sumitomo Riko Company have entered into a joint-development agreement to reuse rubber, resin and urethane waste for the production of a key chemical intermediate, isoprene. To be able to make isoprene directly from waste rubber and other waste resources is truly groundbreaking, will keep fossil carbon in the ground and will enable domestic, sustainable production of this key raw material around the world.

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Repsol produces renewable hydrogen from biomethane from urban solid waste

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The biomethane used as raw material was obtained from urban solid waste. Repsol is transforming its industrial complexes into multi-energy hubs capable of transforming waste and other renewable raw materials into products with a low, zero, or even a negative carbon footprint. It has resulted in more than 230 initiatives and the ambition to use four million tons of waste annually by 2030 as raw material for its products.

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SK invests in Fulcrum BioEnergy to accelerate production of low-carbon fuel from waste

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the strategic investment arm of South Korea’s SK Group, was part of a $50-million investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, a US-based waste-to-fuels company. Fulcrum produce biofuel on a commercial scale by chemically converting municipal solid waste (MSW) into transportation fuels. SK Inc.,

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Renewable natural gas from food waste offers negative carbon intensity as LCFS pathway: -80 gCO2e/MJ

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South San Francisco Scavenger Company (SSFSC) has submitted an application to the California Air Resources Board (ARB) seeking certification of Tier 2 pathways for biomethane (Bio-CNG) from anaerobic digestion (AD) of food waste and urban landscaping waste at their facility in South San Francisco, California.

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DOE announces up to $6M to develop clean energy products from coal and coal wastes

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Potential projects selected under this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support FECM’s Carbon Ore Processing Program, which focuses on converting coal and coal wastes into products such as graphite and carbon metal composites and alloys.

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Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction partners with RevoTech on production of hydrogen from waste plastic

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Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has embarked on the development of technology for producing hydrogen using waste plastic and vinyl. The company has signed a business partnership MOU with RevoTech, a company that specializes in the continuous pyrolysis of waste plastic.

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