[Gasification] Sweden's trash project

Arnt Karlsen arnt at c2i.net
Fri Nov 9 01:26:13 PST 2012


On Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:40:46 -1000, Warner wrote in message 
<630E1801-B18C-4107-8956-2BA73D5B0140 at me.com>:

> The article says  incineration plants.

..correct, there are major 2 kinds, those that co-fire MSW 
with oil etc to produce cement and district heat, and those 
that co-fire MSW with wood in district heat boilers without 
producing cement.  Yes, it's my simplified overview.

> Sent from my iPad
> 
> On Nov 8, 2012, at 3:55 AM, Arnt Karlsen <arnt at c2i.net> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:46:41 -0600, Robert wrote in message 
> > <2E638D4475914749A9F74E769E286E76 at RobertPC>:
> > 
> >> Below is a link to a NPR story on Sweden's conversion of trash to
> >> energy.  There is no mention of the method used.
> > 
> > ..read again, and slower this time. ;o)
> > 
> >> Does anyone know if this is gasification?
> > 
> > ..only the kind you get in common district heat boilers. ;o)
> > 
> >> If you read the article, other countries are
> >> paying Sweden to take their trash and Sweden produces energy from
> >> it.  Is there a chance that this could actually be cost effective?
> > 
> > ..hell yeah, trash dump fees are easily US$250 per ton and
> > holds around 2/3 of the energy of wood, so do the math. ;o)
> > 
> > ..for Norway, it probably keeps Statoil.com from having to 
> > compete against e.g. EU MSW in e.g. my kinda gasifiers.
> > 
> >> http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/10/28/163823839/sweden-wants-your-trash?ft=3&f=111787346&sc=nl&cc=es-20121104
> >> 
> >> Thanks



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