Incineration power plant in Crakow
The Thermal Waste Treatment Plant in Cracow (eco-incinerator) was opened in June 2016. The installation enables management of municipal solid wastes generated by the inhabitants of Cracow and retrieval of the energy contained within. It allows processing of 220 thousand tons of wastes a year, generating as a result about 65 000 MWh of electricity […]read more
Study visit in Hydro power plant
The first concept of the Porąbka-Żar pumped-storage plant was devised already in 1952. This resulted from favourable geographical and hydrological conditions formed by the water reservoir in the Soła River, with capacity 28 hm3, created by the construction of Porąbka concrete gravity dam, and nearby Mount Żar, exceeding the water surface level in the reservoir […]read more
Study visit in Master – Waste and Energy company
On 21st of March, we went for a study visit to the Master – Waste and Energy Sp. Z o.o. which is a company providing complex services of waste collection and management for 8 municipalities of Silesian Voivodeship. It uses modern technologies of European leaders in waste management and waste-to-energy conversions paying attention to the […]read more
UPDATE! EPAE conference monographs are available!
We would like to present you the monographs from the VI edition of Environmental Protection and Energy conference. One more time, we would like to thank you for your participation and see you next edition of EPAE conference 2019! The printing version in English is different! One article was missing, so on this page, you see […]read more
Rybnik power plant – next study visit
Rybnik Power Station is a power plant located in Rybnik, Upper Silesia, next to the artificial lake that serves as a source of cooling water. It is the biggest power plant in the Upper Silesia region. Power plant consists of 8 blocks that are producing about 7% of the total amount of electricity produced in […]read more
Study visit in Guido mine. Real picture of coal!
The Guido mine is a coal mine which was opened in the 19th century. It worked for over 100 years, then it was used as a test site for machinery and now it serves only as a show mine. There are two available levels for visitors: 170 m below ground, which includes seeing the oldest […]read more
STARTER – Build your start’up
In connection with the activities related to the project STARTER „Build your start-up” conducted by the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice in cooperation with InnoEnergy, a number of meetings took place on following dates: 12-13.01, 19-20.01, 02-03.02, 26.02.2019. The workshops took place at Silesian University of Technology, at the Faculty Environmental and Energy Engineering […]read more
PowerUp! – the next edition of the competition for start-ups with the energy to change the world
On 11 February, the application process for the fifth edition of PowerUp! Competition 2019 begins. Participants have the chance to compete for a main prize of 50 000€ and the opportunity to develop their business on a global scale. The contest, organized by InnoEnergy, is the largest start-up competition in Central-Eastern Europe, including areas such as […]read more
UPDATE! EPAE conference monographs are available online!
We would like to present you the monographs from the VI edition of Environmental Protection and Energy conference. One more time, we would like to thank you for your participation and see you next edition of EPAE conference 2019! Printing versions of books will be soon!read more
The video from EPAE conference
We would like to share with you a video of the next edition of the Environmental Protection and Energy conference. We hope that the film will bring positive memories of this event. The monography will appear soon!read more