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Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil

Category: Renewable Energy

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Can Methane Act as a Storage Medium for Renewable Energy

(This is brilliant! Storage is the missing link to independent energy. mrjonmoore) By Dave Levitan Photo: 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, […]

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Electric trees?

Plant Power: Dutch company harvests electricity from living plants to power streetlights, Wi-Fi, and cell phones

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