Focus on Digester Health for Efficient Biogas Operations: Turning organic waste, such as manure, food scraps

Focus on Digester Health for Efficient Biogas Operations: Turning organic waste, such as manure, food scraps

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Mar '15, 3pm

Biogas systems already provide enough renewable energy to power the equivalent of almost 70,000 average American homes, according to EPA Connect , an Environmental Protection Agency blog. The federal government has taken notice of the industry’s potential and is hoping to encourage further development. If its full potential was realized, the biogas industry could produce enough energy from the livestock sector alone to power 1 million average American homes, notes EPA Connect. The biogas industry today, however, is still relatively small. There are currently more than 191 anaerobic digesters on farms and about 1,500 more operating at waste...

First 15-year post-warranty service agreement extension for Siemens offshore wind service.

renewableenergyfocus.com 27 Mar '15, 12pm

Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Ltd., 50.1% owned by RWE AG, to continue providing service and maintenance...

What happens when #planning activists take their city's future in their own hands @futurecapetown

So essentially, we drew our conclusions that this kind of planning activism can really have an impact on the way we discuss cities and establ...

#SOER: Less #waste + more #recycling = less #landfilling and emissions related to it.

eea.europa.eu 27 Mar '15, 9am
#SOER: Less #waste + more #recycling = less #landfilling and emissions related to it.

Issued in 1999, the Landfill Directive marked a decisive shift from landfill towards the EU's new waste hierarchy, which prioritises waste pr...

Climate change is spreading diseases you haven’t even heard of yet: Hollywood tradition dictates ...

grist.org 27 Mar '15, 12am
Climate change is spreading diseases you haven’t even heard of yet: Hollywood tradition dictates that in Act O...

Hollywood tradition dictates that in Act One of the outbreak narrative, we begin deep in the bowels of the CDC, cell cultures sloshing around...

Energy

The Bigfoot Electric Monster Truck

The Bigfoot Electric Monster Truck

Some Friday fun… we discovered this intriguing electric beast while covering this week’s Vancouver Auto Show . It’s not really going to do mu...

UK: Solar grows 93% in 2014 as #renewables overtake #nuclear

pv-magazine.com 27 Mar '15, 4am

UK: Solar grows 93% in 2014 as renewables overtake nuclear 26. March 2015 | Applications & Installations , Global PV markets , Industry & Sup...

Environment America Report: 20 American cities account for 6.5% of total PV capacity in the US

pv-tech.org 27 Mar '15, 12am

By the end of 2014, the US had installed 20,500MW of PV capacity — enough to power four million average households. Image: Environment Americ...

Transportation

£80m boost for greener vehicles. @theapcuk @intellenergy

nextgreencar.com 27 Mar '15, 9am
£80m boost for greener vehicles. @theapcuk @intellenergy

27.3.2015 £80m boost for greener vehicles The Intelligent Energy led consortium received £12.7m Projects that will bring fuel cells into van ...

Fashion

AgriDust transforms food waste into green packaging and plant pots

inhabitat.com 26 Mar '15, 12pm
AgriDust transforms food waste into green packaging and plant pots

into biodegradable material which can be used to make packaging and plant pots. Italian designer Marina Ceccolini devised a way to transform ...

Xbox One 'Instant On' feature costs US gamers an extra $250M in electricity p...

treehugger.com 26 Mar '15, 9pm
Xbox One 'Instant On' feature costs US gamers an extra $250M in electricity per year

Time is money, or perhaps I should say convenience is money, when it comes to the "instant on...

Record UK green electricity generation takes renewables past nuclear

businessgreen.com 26 Mar '15, 11am
Record UK green electricity generation takes renewables past nuclear

Renewables generated a record 19.2 per cent of UK electricity last year, overtaking nuclear p...

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