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Waste-to-Energy & Alternative Technologies

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County - Renewable Energy facilityHaving worked on approximately 200 assignments involving utilization of waste for its energy content since 1980, and tracking 475+ alternative conversion technology companies, GBB has a significant amount of waste-to-energy (WTE) and conversion technologies (CT) experience from the initial feasibility study and economic analysis to vendor negotiations, assisting in financing activities by coordinating the process and preparing the feasibility reports for the official statements, monitoring construction and commercial operations as well.

  • Feasibility study and economic analysis
  • Financing activities assistance
  • Independent project review
  • Waste supply and characterization
  • Procurement and negotiation assistance
  • Technology and operations assessment
  • Construction and commercial operations monitoring

Selected Project Descriptions

Southwest Waste-to-Energy Facility
Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, Baltimore, Maryland

Strategic Review / Directional Analysis / Project Manager / Solid Waste Management Planning
City of Alexandria/Arlington County Waste Disposal Trust Fund Trustees, Virginia

Development Options Evaluation for the Cleveland Recycling and Energy Generation Center Project
City of Cleveland, Ohio

Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Power Plants
Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI)

Related GBB Presentations:

Advancing a More Circular Economy and the Reinvention of the Waste-to-Energy Industry through Sustainable Business Park Development
Tom Reardon, GBB Senior Vice President, and Jennifer Porter, GBB Senior Project Manager
Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show – June 2019

Waste-to-Energy Technologies
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Arizona Tribal Energy Association Meeting – January 2018

Waste Conversion Market Update
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste Conference – October 2017

Waste-to-Energy Lessons Learned: A 30-Year Evaluation on Why Projects Succeeded or Failed
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
WASTECON – August 2016

The Case for Policies that Support Energy Recovery
Harvey Gershman, GBB President; Ted Michaels, Energy Recovery Council President
WASTECON – August 2014

An Industry Perspective… Waste-to-Energy and Alternative Conversion Technologies
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President
Virginia Economic Development Partnership Webinar – January 2013

Related GBB Articles:

What’s New in Waste Conversion Technology
Steve Simmons, GBB President
Waste Today – August 2019

Time to Reinvent the Waste-to-Energy Industry
Tom Reardon, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – July-August 2018

Waste Conversion Technology Projects Advance in 2017
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – January – February 2018

Times are Changing for Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – December 2016

Permission to Perform
Steve Simmons, GBB Vice President
Renewable Energy from Waste – June 2016

Part II: COP21 and Developing Countries
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – April 2016

Part I: The Impact of COP21 on Recycling and Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – February 2016

Re-inventing Energy from waste: The evolution from Volume Reduction to Circular Economy
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – May 2015

When it Comes to WTE, Collection is Key
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – May 2014

Advances in Energy…From Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
MSW Management – May 2014

Waste-to-Energy Emissions: How Low Can They Go?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – January 2014

The US Can Learn from Sweden
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – January 2013