Compact, Portable System Converts Trash to Energy

Post-consumer waste could be the newest, ubiquitous fuel source for distributed energy generation if a mobile waste-toenergy conversion system launched this January finds its way onto the parking lots of facilities that produce more than two tons of waste daily. According to its developer, Massachusetts-based IST Energy, the GEM system can process up to 3 […]


Owned by Cogentrix and located near Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., the Plains End I plant consists of 20 Wärtsilä 18V34SG gen-sets, which started commercial operation in 2002. In 2006, Cogentrix purchased an additional 14 Wärtsilä 20V34SG gen-sets, extending the existing site with “Plains End II.” The new extension was handed over in May 2008, and is […]