Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Waste to Energy In The Community – A National First in Washington DC

The community waste to energy plant facility in Washington DC (Blue Plains) is the first one of its type and cost nearly 500 million dollars.

Methane is created via an anaerobic digestion procedure following the thermal hydrolysis of solids under pressure.

The captured methane is utilized in a CHP (Combined Heat and Power) system that produces about 30% of …. Keep on Reading!