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Waste-to-Energy

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Sustainability Assessment and Ranking

  • 1st Edition - May 12, 2020
  • Editor: Jingzheng Ren
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 3 9 4 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 6 1 3 - 0

Waste-to-Energy: Multi-criteria Decision Analysis for Sustainability Assessment and Ranking offers a comprehensive view of the technologies and processes for energy generatio… Read more

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Waste-to-Energy: Multi-criteria Decision Analysis for Sustainability Assessment and Ranking offers a comprehensive view of the technologies and processes for energy generation as a path for waste treatment, presenting all the necessary information and tools for selecting the most sustainable waste-to-energy solution under varying conditions. The book combines methods such as lifecycle assessment, sustainability assessment, multi-criteria decision-making, and multi-objective optimization modes. In addition, it provides an overview of waste-to-energy feedstocks, technologies and implementation, then goes on to investigate the critical factors and key enablers that influence the sustainable development of the waste-to-energy industry.

The book proposes several decision-making methods for the ranking and selection of waste-to-energy scenarios under different levels of certainty and information availability, including multi-criteria, multi-actor and multi-attribute methods. Finally, the book employs lifecycle tools that allow the assessment of economic, environmental and social sustainability of waste-to-energy systems.