Government legislation and pressure on local authority waste management strategies have, in recent years, led to the explosive growth of the energy-from-waste industry. Simon Ellam from Siemens Industry Automation looks at some of the market drivers and standard issues facing plant controllers and operators.
28 April, 2010
The unpredictable price of oil is slowly changing industry and public sentiment in favour of bio-based energy. Especially in the USA. But before the biofuels market can fully commercialise, the public sector needs to clarify its goals. Jim Imbler, President and CEO of ZeaChem (a company active in the development of cellulosic ethanol), reports.
16 April, 2010
EU Member States are currently preparing National Action Plans to detail how they will meet their renewable energy targets.
13 April, 2010