WTE


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WTE

(Worst Term Ever) The most poorly conceived high-tech term. There are always candidates. In the late 1990s, one was "intranet." In the 2010s, "Internet of Things" has been put on the list. See Internet of Things and naming fiascos.
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In expanding into the WTE business area, the company had been seeking a partner with proven strengths in WTE plant construction, operation and maintenance.
Qatar was the first GCC country to incorporate WTE into its power infrastructure with a plant deployed as part of its domestic solid waste management centre.
The flourishing WTE sector in GCC is opening up significant opportunities for industry players.
The model identifies three different levels of caseload per WTE based on need: low need=3,500/WTE; medium need=2,500/WTE; high need=1,000/ WTE.
The waste used in WTE plants, also known as municipal solid waste, has been increasing in China, which is creating barrier in infrastructural development of the country.
China is already in the midst of scaling up capacity, and growth there is expected to shift the center of the WTE universe away from Europe to Asia Pacific.
The dissenting opinion argued that it was in the public interest financially not to cancel the contract, noting that WTE was cheaper than MN Waters by e1/427m and IDE by e1/439m.
Studies have also indicated that WTE has an anti-fungal effect on Penicillium chrysogenum and Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast cells were totally inactivated.
The WTE project consists of a combined-cycle system which includes the GE steam turbine and a GE LM6000PD gas turbine, plus an incinerator.
Events management firm WTE (Scotland) Ltd spent the cash on a spectacular knees-up to celebrate the launch of the pounds 1billion nuclear submarine HMS Vengeance.
Waste management policies, and the growth potential for the WTE sector, vary dramatically by world region.
Authorities are also looking into the potential of waste-to-energy (WTE) projects, such as a plan to develop the world's largest WTE gasification plant in Sharjah.