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Waste management in island communities: strategy to integrate waste to energy policies

Objective

Islands have particular characteristics as regards energy supply and waste disposal that distinguish them from mainland areas. Land filling of waste is not favoured, due to land use and environmental implications and energy production costs are high. Modern waste-to-energy technologies have proven to address both issues; however their applications are still scarce on islands.

The project aims at facilitating their penetration by: providing islands with sustainable, indigenous & renewable energy supply options based on waste management practices, in line with guidelines set by EC Waste Directives; disseminating proven methods of using solid waste as an energy supply source; integrating clean and renewable energy produced from waste into the energy supply system of islands; dealing with the waste problem of islands. The main result will be a dedicated strategy for the promotion of appropriate waste-to-energy technologies in EU Islands, in line with the sustainable development principle.

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Call for proposal

Fifth Energie C
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Coordinator

EXERGIA, ENERGY, MANAGEMENT, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANTS S.A.
Address
Apollon Tower, Louise Riencourt Str. 64
Athens
Greece
 

Participants (13)

APPLIED ENERGY CENTRE OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND TOURISM REP
Cyprus
Address
Araouzos 6
Nicosia
 
ASSURRE A.I.S.B.L.
Belgium
Address
Avenue E. Mounier, 83 Box5
Brussels
 
CONSORZIO APEM (AGENZIA PER L''ENERGIA DI MESSINA)
Italy
Address
Via San Paolo Is. 361
Messina
 
ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL
United Kingdom
Address
High Street
Newport, Isle Of Wight
 
ISLENET
Belgium
Address
200 Rue Engeland
Brussels
 
KEFALONIA AND ITHAKI DEVELOPMENT COMPANY S.A.
Greece
Address
G. Vergoti Ave45
Argostoli - Kefalonia
 
MULTISS S.P.A.
Italy
Address
Strada Provinclale La Crucca, 5
Sassari
 
PIDA SAARISTO SIISTINA RY HALL SKARGARDEN REN RF.
Finland
Address
Archipelagus, Aurajoki
Turku
 
REGION OF CRETE - REGIONAL ENERGY AGENCY
Greece
Address
Kountourioti Square
Heraklion Crete
 
SHETLAND ISLANDS COUNCIL
United Kingdom
Address
Town Hall
Lerwick, Shetland Islands
 
THE MUNICIPALITY OF GOTLAND - GOKO
Sweden
Address
Sankt Hansgatan 27
Visby
 
TIRME S.A.
Spain
Address
Ctra Couer, Km 8,2
Palma De Mayorca
 
TRANSENERGIE
France
Address
30 Allee Claude Debussy
Ecully