I just can’t think of anything finer than to make power for our public buildings from the local dump—er, landfill---er, solid waste transfer station.

Waste to Energy Blog Posts

Waste-to-Energy in Maine

Call it what you like: waste-to-energy, cogeneration, combined heat and power.  These technologies hold great potential for producing home-grown energy in Maine.  We invite Maine's experts in this field to tell us what they are working on so we can learn from their examples.

Janbacher engines in the waste-to-energy plant at Pine Tree Landfill in Hampden, Maine

The engine room at Pine Tree Landfill's Waste to Energy Plant in Hampden. Photo courtesy of Casella.

 
 
01/06/2014 - 10:38pm

Gary Higginbottom of the Hydrogen Energy Center photo by Kay MannOn December 19 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a forum event at Brunswick Landing called, "Accelerating an Innovative &

11/17/2013 - 3:37pm

past winners of the MIT Clean Energy Prize courtesy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology On November 14, 2013, the US Department of Energy announced the opening of the

11/12/2013 - 1:02pm

a diagram of the waste to energy process used by ecomaine  image courtesy of ecomaineDeriving energy from waste is a concept that resonates deeply in our Yankee psyches.

11/09/2013 - 12:57pm

Michael Stoddard Executive Director of Efficiency Maine Trust photo by Kay MannOn November 6, 2013, Efficiency Maine Trust (EMT) held its fourth annual symposium and awards ceremony in Portland.

09/14/2013 - 3:18pm

 the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine logoOn September 3, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) released a report entitled, "The Clean Technology Sector in Maine 2013".

02/06/2013 - 6:24pm

The Office of Indian Energy and the Denali Commission tour the National Wind Technology Center in Colorado Photo courtesy of NRELOn January 30, 2013, the US Energy Department announced the second round of

02/06/2013 - 4:24pm

An unusual structure with a wind turbine in Denmark by University of Southern MaineWould you like to see some bold innovations and examples of a nationwide commitment to sustainable energy and resilience?

10/22/2012 - 4:39pm

Hemant  Pendse, leader of the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute at the University of Maine at Orono.On October 18, 2012, the Hydrogen Energy Center hosted a teleconference entitled, "Technology & Economics of Fuel Cel

09/13/2012 - 5:18pm

Jeff Thaler of E2Tech moderates a senatorial candidates' debate between Angus King, Charlie Summers and Cynthia Dill in Portland, MaineOn September 13, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a debate