WOIMA Blog January/2021 – Decade of Decentralization in Power Generation

The 2020s will be a crucial period for all participants in the power industry as the transition toward carbon-neutral fuels is expected to increase, while fossil fuels take a downturn in most developed markets. This is according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, “Growth Opportunities from Decarbonization in the Global Power Market, 2019-2030”. Falling costs, emphasis on climate change mitigation and environment-friendly energy policies adopted by several countries in the six major...
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Lehdistötiedote: Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) ja WOIMA Finland Oy (WOIMA) ovat allekirjoittaneet sopimuksen modulaaristen wasteWOIMA® -jätteenpolttolaitoksien toimittamisesta

Tehokkuutta paikalliseen jätehallintaan: Sumitomo SHI FW ja Woima Finland Oy tuovat skaalautuvan ja helposti asennettavan voimalaitosratkaisun jätteen polttoon Espoo, Vaasa, Tammikuu  13, 2021. Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) ja WOIMA Finland Oy (WOIMA) ovat allekirjoittaneet sopimuksen modulaaristen wasteWOIMA® -jätteenpolttolaitoksien toimittamisesta. Omistusosuuden lisäksi SFW tuo yhteistyöhön globaalin projekti- ja voimalaitososaamisensa sek...
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Press release: Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) and WOIMA Finland Oy (WOIMA) have signed an agreement to deliver modular wasteWOIMA® waste-to-energy plants

Boosting local waste management: Sumitomo SHI FW and Woima Finland Oy bring a scalable, easy-to-deploy power plant solution to the global Waste-to-Energy Market Espoo, Vaasa, January 13, 2021. Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) and WOIMA Finland Oy (WOIMA) have signed an agreement to deliver modular wasteWOIMA® waste-to-energy plants. SFW becomes a strategic investor in WOIMA, combining SFW’s renowned expertise in power technology, proje...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Marine Debris

Strictly speaking, marine debris is not waste classification item, but due to highly polemized nature, it is only fitting to discuss it separately. Marine debris, a.k.a. ocean debris or marine litter, is defined as any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, disposed of or abandoned into rivers, lakes, seas or oceans. Marine debris is recognized as a globally significant stressor on the marine and coastal enviro...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Landfill Gas (LFG)

Landfill gas (LFG) is a natural by product of the decomposition of organic material in landfills. LFG is composed of roughly 50% methane (the primary component of natural gas), 50% carbon dioxide (CO2) and a small amount of non-methane organic compounds. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas 28 to 36 times more effective than CO2 at trapping heat in the atmosphere over a 100-year period. Municip...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Bio-Medical Waste

Bio-medical waste means any solid of liquid waste, including its container, which is generated during the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of human beings or animals or in research activities pertaining thereto or in the production or testing of biological matter. Waste generated by healthcare activities includes a broad range of materials, from used needles and syringes to soiled dressings, body parts, diagnostic samples, blood, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, paper towels, wip...
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We are hiring: Lead Process and Plant Engineer

LEAD PROCESS AND PLANT ENGINEER – JOB DESCRIPTION WOIMA is a Finnish tech company challenging the current waste management and power generation practices by designing and delivering innovative state-of-the-art circular economy solutions that will transform that business segment forever. WOIMA will fulfil the emerging countries' quest for renewable energy and revolutionize both the waste-to-energy solutions and the methods of delivering them. We will increase economic,...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Hazardous Waste

A simple definition of hazardous waste is waste that can cause harm to human and the environment. Wastes are classified as hazardous if they exhibit any of four primary characteristics based on physical or chemical properties of toxicity, reactivity, ignitability and corrosively. Toxic wastes are those that are poisonous in small or trace amounts. Some may have acute or immediate effect on human or animals. Carcinogenic or mutagenic substances, such as pesticides and heavy metals, c...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Agricultural Waste (AW)

Agricultural waste (AW) refers to the solid waste originating from the crop itself during the process of planting, harvesting, trading, processing, and eating. It includes manure and other wastes from farms, poultry houses and slaughterhouses, as well as fertilizer run-off from fields. It mainly includes crop straw, rice husk, maize cobs, cuttings, stubs, weeds, fallen leaves, fruit shells, peanut shells, bagasse and process...
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wasteWOIMA® Fuels – Industrial Waste (IW)

Industrial waste is the waste produced by industrial activity, which includes any material that is rendered useless during a manufacturing process, such as that of factories, industries, mills, and mining operations. Industrial waste, generally, can be categorized into two types, i.e., non-hazardous and hazardous. Non-hazardous industrial waste is the waste from industrial activity, which does not pose a threat to public health or environment, e.g., carton, plastic, metals, glass, rock, and orga...
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