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CREG Center – What is gasification?

In the simplest terms gasification is the process of turning a solid into a gas; however when discussing the Cleveland Recycling Energy Generation (CREG) Center a more appropriate definition would be the creation of fuel gas from municipal solid waste. … Continue reading

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Delegates view gasification process

Ivan Henderson, Commissioner of Cleveland Public Power provided this update from Japan: The schedule for today started with a bus ride to see a gasifier in use at one of the vendor’s customer’s facilities and was supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Proposed CREG Center will increase recycling, generate electricity, reduce costs and create jobs in Cleveland

The Cleveland Recycling and Energy Generation Center (CREG) will allow Cleveland to maximize recycling, reduce dumping at landfills, and generate electricity while reducing city operating costs and creating jobs. It is a sustainable solution to the economic and environmental challenges … Continue reading

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What is the CREG Center?

The Cleveland Recycling & Energy Generation Center (CREG Center) is a comprehensive solution to Cleveland’s recycling and energy needs. It is the result of more than four years worth of research into ways in which the City of Cleveland can … Continue reading

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Delegates close out visit to Japan

As the delegates begin to wrap up their time in Japan, they visited the Vendor Headquarters and resumed the Q&A sessions. They have found the management team and president of the company to be very receptive to the many pointed … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Delegates travel by bullet train; view on-site gasifer demo unit

The group began the day on a bullet train going from Tokyo to Taken. The train lived up to expectations and moved almost effortlessly and gracefully. (You’d have to Map Quest the distance but it was only a 45 minute … Continue reading

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CPP leaders visit China, Japan to investigate MSWE plants

Saturday, August 22, the City of Cleveland will lead a delegation to China and Japan on a week long fact finding mission to observe solid waste to energy conversion facilities in operation.  The Group will also meet with foreign advanced … Continue reading

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