Like most Americans, the US and global waste-to-energy industries are trying to figure out what the results of the Presidential and Congressional elections mean for their future. While the 2016 election season was like no other, waste-to-energy organizations can prosper in the new environment. With the Republicans now controlling the White House, the House and Senate several areas of opportunity arise for policy issues important to the US waste-to-energy industry. Tax Reform:
On November 8-9, 2016 GSD Innovations hosted Isaac Kutsea as a representative of his family businesses and the government of Uganda. The group toured GSD Innovations' solution partner facilities for biomass-to-energy in Pennsylvania and plastics waste to energy in New York. Mr. Kutsea will now report on how GSD solutions can be utilized to address the numerous electricity, heat energy and waste disposal challenges throughout Uganda.
US states can achieve better carbon reduction results and improve their use of biomass energy by working together, a new study finds. Under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, states soon could be mandated to significantly reduce carbon emissions. Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the most effective ways for various US Midwest states to partner and share resources in order to increase the amount of renewable energy they pro