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Waste-to-energy industry in the countries of the Danube Strategy Region: Challenges and Prospects

The study presents the current state and main challenges for the development of the waste-to-energy (WtE) industry in the countries of the Danube Strategy Region (DSR).

  • Posted on: 10.01.2019
  • Year of publication: 2019

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Waste-to-energy systems constitute a broad range of technologies for converting various types of waste either directly into electricity or heat or into a fuel for subsequent use. These technologies, furthermore, are dependent on complementary systems and services, in particular waste management. WtE is thus a complex topic overlapping with other prominent issues, such as sustainability, resource security, and the circular economy. The study provides a general overview of WtE technologies and associated systems, presents a cursory look at relevant EU legislation and statistics, details the main challenges facing the development of WtE projects, outlines the situation in the DSR countries, and, finally, presents a case study of a selected successful project.

The study can be downloaded HERE.

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Source: https://www.danube-energy.eu/news/waste-to-energy-in-the-danube-strategy-region-challenges-and-prospects | Document type: Report / Research/ Studies | S&T field/scope: General | Affilation and Pillar: Key stakeholders, Research and innovation community | Geographical focus: Danube Region