Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Organic Fraction to Energy. Cuban Case Study. Brief Considerations
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Renewable energy
municipal solid waste

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Oscar Jiménez Cabeza, Alfredo Curbelo Alonso, Yoel Suárez Lastre, Jorge L. Aba Medina, Ariel Rodríguez Rosales. Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Organic Fraction to Energy. Cuban Case Study. Brief Considerations. Glob. J. Energ. Technol. Res. Updat. [Internet]. 2015 Dec. 31 [cited 2024 Feb. 22];2(2):39-44. Available from:


This article aims at describing and reports current issues related to the management of MSW organic fraction to energy in Cuba. The paper firstly approach those latest advancements on biochemical based technologies capable of converting MSW organic fraction to energy in a reasonable efficient and economic way, based on analysis of currently widely used biochemical based processes. Lately the paper briefly delves with Cuban previous modest experience in converting solid waste to energy as well as composting residues exiting from already installed bioreactors. Updating of the country's current solid waste to energy facility should be approached in the future.


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