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The 2014 Bi-annual Meeting of WtERT: October 9 & 10, 2014
The next bi-annual meeting of WtERT will be held at Columbia University on Thursday-Friday, October 9 and 10 2014. The WtERT Award will be presented at the awards dinner of October 9 and will be going to the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Also, the Materials and Energy Recovery (MER) division of ASME will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Mr. John Klett, formerly CTO of Covanta Energy.
Image: New WTE plant, provided with artificial ski slope, in Copenhagen.
A day after scores of world leaders attending the United Nations Climate Summit announced actions intended to the avert the worst effects of climate change, the planners announced further ambitious goals.
"The tone shifted yesterday, but the question is where do we go from here?", said Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coodination and Strategic Planning, who advises Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on climate.
Months ago, the Avaaz community decided on a crazy goal -- the largest mobilisation on climate change in history. On September 21, 2014 it actually happened. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in New York and in over 2000 other communities around the world. It was a beautiful expression of our love for all that climate change threatens, and our hope that we can save this world and build a society powered by 100% clean energy.
CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe.
"The energy efficiency criterion (R1 formula) that was introduced in the Waste Framework Directive has proved to be an incentive for Waste-to-Energy plants in Europe to improve their Energy Efficiency", Ella Stengler, CEWEP’s Managing Director, stated on the occasion of the publication of the association’s third Energy Efficiency report.
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|Industry Barometer: Waste-to-Energy|
This barometer analysing expectations / evaluations for the Waste-to-Energy business has been drawn up in cooperation between CEWEP, ESWET and the ecoprog consultancy.
Waste-to-Energy: Helping to close the loop in the Circular Economy
TCEWEP's Response to the Commission's proposal on the Circulr Economy. CEWEP embraces the Commission's Ambition to Phase out landfilling of recyclable and recoverable wasate and urges the decision makers to promote Quality Recycling.
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The First WtERT's Annual Meeting Europe took place 12-14 October 2010 in Brno, Czech Republic - Click here to see the photo gallery, download PDFs and more!
The 2014 Bi-annual Meeting of WtERT Waste-to-Energy Research & Technology Council
9.10.2014, New York City, Columbia University
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30.10.2014, Brussles Square