Southern Alberta farm leading the way in green energy

Chris and Harold Perry have added anaerobic digesters to 
thermal and solar power generation on their Chin-area farm The twin digesters at the Perry farm will produce 630 kilowatts of green power annually while reducing 
carbon dioxide emissions from area feedlots by more than 10,000 tonnes annually. Photo: Tony Kryzanowsk     Chris and Harold … Continue reading Southern Alberta farm leading the way in green energy

Construction On 24/7 Solar Energy/Biofuel Power Plant Moves Forward At ASU

January 14th, 2015 by Glenn Meyers Final construction of AORA Solar’s 24/7 solar energy/biofuel power plant being built in partnership with Arizona State University, although nearly one year behind schedule, is expected to be operational in September. “It’s going much slower than we had hoped,” said AORA Solar CEO Zev Rosenzweig in an interview. “Our plant … Continue reading Construction On 24/7 Solar Energy/Biofuel Power Plant Moves Forward At ASU

Biogas smells like a solution to our energy and waste problems

The Western Treatment Plant in Werribee, Victoria, largely powers itself using biogas – a by-product of sewage treatment. Jason Patrick Ross/Shutterstock By Bernadette McCabe, University of Southern Queensland Could what we flush down the toilet be used to power our homes? Thanks to biogas technology, Australia’s relationship with organic waste – human and animal excreta, … Continue reading Biogas smells like a solution to our energy and waste problems

Can Methane Act as a Storage Medium for Renewable Energy

(This is brilliant! Storage is the missing link to independent energy. mrjonmoore)By Dave LevitanPhoto: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in German have demonstrated a novel method of converting the outputs of biogas facilities into methane. The new type of methanation plant can fit inside a standard shipping container, and could … Continue reading Can Methane Act as a Storage Medium for Renewable Energy

Move Over, Oil: Animal Blood Is Catching On as an Alternative Fuel

Biogas from a slaughterhouse in Kenya can provide an entire community with green energy. January 14, 2015 By Samantha Cowan Samantha Cowan is a regular contributor for TakePart. She writes for a variety of online publications covering global development, music, and technology. full bio Slaughterhouses probably aren’t the first place most people would look to … Continue reading Move Over, Oil: Animal Blood Is Catching On as an Alternative Fuel

Path for Sustainable Future Laid Out in “China’s New Energy Revolution”: Solar Panels to Power the Globe

PR NEWSWIRE Last month, representatives from more than 190 nations met in Lima, Peru, in an attempt to hammer out a global framework towards a sustainable future. Mr. Li offers in his book a promising way forward: Thin-film solar power, the zero-emissions renewable energy form that can revolutionize how China, the U.S., and everywhere else … Continue reading Path for Sustainable Future Laid Out in “China’s New Energy Revolution”: Solar Panels to Power the Globe