Proceedings of WTERT 2008 Bi-Annual Meeting

Oct. 16-17, 2008, Columbia university, New York











1. WFPP performance initial operation data: Amsterdam’s experience with the 4th-generation Waste-to-Energy, by Mr. Harry de Waart, AEB Amsterdam.

2. The Isseane plant in Paris - Integrating a waste-to-energy facility into a major city, by Mr. Peter Chromec, Von Roll Umwelttechnik AG, Switzerland.

3. WTE growth in China, by President Yi Ke Tang and Prof. Xiong Zhou, Chongqing University of Science and Technology.

4. Problems and opportunities in implementing WTE in the smaller E.U. nations, by Prof. Avraam Karagiannidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Dr. Efstratios Kalogirou, INTRAKAT Co.

5. Implementation of the Plasco Conversion System (PCS) in Ottawa, Canada, by Mr. Andreas Tsangaris, Plasco Energy Group.

6. Status of energy from biomass/waste and alternatives to grate incineration in E.U., by Dr. Juergen Vehlow, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe Institute for Technical Chemistry, Thermal Waste Treatment Division.

7. Corrosion of various metals under simulated WTE conditions; and sequestration of HCl in WTE combustion chambers, by Mr. Shang-Hsiu Lee, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University.

8. A superior coating method for protecting WTE boiler tubes, by Mr. Y. Matsubara, Dai-Ichi High Frequency Co. Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan.

9. Development of a new metric for comparing LCA effects of different waste management routes - The Resource conservation efficiency (RCE), by Dr. Scott Kaufman, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, Columbia University.

10. The European experience for NOx removal from WTE process gas: Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) or Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), by Ms. Bettina Kamuk, Ramboll Denmark.

11. The Covanta LN™ and VLN™ processes for reducing NOx in WTE stack gas, by Mr. Steve Goff, Covanta Energy.

12. Gasification of biomass, by Prof. Marco Castaldi, Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University.

13. Projected generation of global MSW, Current GHG emissions and potential for mitigation, by Prof. Nickolas Themelis, Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University.

14. 2006-2008 progress made in Waste-to-Energy in Europe, by Mr. Ferdinand Kleppmann, President, Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) and Dr. Ella Stengler, Managing Director, CEWEP.

15. USEPA efforts to reduce GHG emissions of solid waste management, by Mr. William Brandes, USEPA, Office of Solid Wastes.

16. Recycling and Waste-to-Energy: Are they compatible?, by Dr. Eileen Brettler Berenyi, Governmental Advisory Associates.

17. Objectives and current status of Canadian Energy-From-Waste coalition (CEFWC), by Mr. John P. Foden.

18. Energy and green-house gas issues in the updated New York State Waste Management Plan of NYS-DEC, by Mr. John Waffenschmidt, Covanta Energy.

19. Is this the time for the U.S. to be Wasting Energy?, by Mr. John Williams, HDR Engineering.