New developments in sustainable waste-to-energy systems

Konstantinos Moustakas*, Maria Loizidou, Jiri Klemes, Petar Varbanov, Jian Li Hao

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Abstract

This virtual special issue of ENERGY features 35 top-notch selected extended papers, which were showcased at the CORFU 2022 9th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (https://corfu2022.uest.gr) in Corfu Island, Greece from June 15th to 18th, 2022. This special issue of Energy focuses on the cutting-edge research on waste-to-energy (WtE) in the circular economy, greenhouse gas reduction, and sustainable waste management systems that generate energy. This editorial paper provides a brief overview of the key methodologies, discoveries, and future horizons within the 35 selected papers. The contributions in this special issue are divided into five categories: 1) biofuels and biopower; 2) municipal waste management; 3) emerging resource utilization techniques; 4) current research of waste-to-energy for circular economy; and 5) advancements in waste-to-energy technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Article number129270
JournalEnergy
Volume284
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2023

Keywords

  • Bioenergy
  • Recycling economy
  • Sustainable and renewable energy
  • Waste management

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