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

New Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions Will Curb Climate Change

The United States is now the largest oil and natural gas producer in the world, and developing these cleaner-burning fuel sources to light and heat American homes and businesses is crucial to the President`s energy strategy. But while these important energy sources produce less carbon pollution overall, methane leaks throughout the oil and gas system … Continue reading New Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions Will Curb Climate Change

Algenol’s algae fuel wins EPA approval as advanced biofuels

EPA certifies its fuels reduce GHG’s by 69% In Florida, Algenol announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved fuels made from Algenol’s process as an advanced biofuel, meeting the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard. Fuels produced from Algenol are now eligible for a Renewable Identification Number under the D-5 … Continue reading Algenol’s algae fuel wins EPA approval as advanced biofuels

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