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Energy From Waste : Executive Summary - WP1.3 - Final Waste Report


Citation ETI Energy From Waste : Executive Summary - WP1.3 - Final Waste Report, ETI, 2012. https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000878.
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Author(s) ETI
Project partner(s) Caterpillar, Electricité de France SA (EDF SA), Cranfield University, Centre of Process and Innovation
Publisher ETI
DOI https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000878
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Abstract The objective of the Distributed Energy (DE) Programme is to increase the up-take of DE through the development of integrated systems in order to reduce through-life costs, improve ease of installation and increase efficiency in the combined generation of heat and electricity. Within this programme framework the Energy from Waste project seeks to quantify the opportunity for the use of UK Waste arisings as a fuel to be used in the combined generation of heat and electricity.The UK generates around 330 million tonnes of waste per annum, of which around 90 million tonnes is energy-bearing. Government legislation seeks to incentivise the diversion of waste from landfill through the existing landfill tax and landfill diversion targets. In parallel the UK is committed to reducing its GHG emissions by 80% by 2050 and supplying 15% of its energy demands from renewable sources by 2020. These drivers lead to a requirement for technology solutions which enable wastes to be used as a cost effective, low carbon and indigenous energy resource for the UK. The Energy from Waste FRP was commissioned to address these requirements and identify potential opportunities for a large scale demonstration project

This report is the final deliverable in Work Package 1, and is used as an input into the WP3 (Modelling of System Performance) and WP4 (Benefits Case). The report makes a number of recommendations where further work could be performed, outside the scope of work of the current project
Associated Project(s) ETI-DE2001: Energy from Waste
Associated Dataset(s) No associated datasets
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