PSC Says Trash Incineration Not Renewable Energy

To the satisfaction of advocates of clean energy in New York, Covanta Energy Corporation withdrew its petition to the New York State Public Service Commission to be considered as eligible as a form of renewable energy. Covanta‚Äôs request is the third time that the PSC considered trash incineration to be worthy of inclusion in the …

Covanta Energy Corp Hoping for Green Status

For the third time in a period of ten years the Covanta Energy Corp has requested to be recognized as a renewable power source by the New York State Public Service Commission. Covanta produces electricity from the incineration of garbage at their trash-burning power plant. They argue that the production of energy from garbage is …