Tag: biogas


Floating Island International (FII) is a Montana-based company that has developed technology for creating islands that can effectively support plant and animal life (full disclosure:  FII is a client of my firm and FII CEO Bruce Kania agreed to be Read more…


Biogas plant manufacturer Weltec Biopower has teamed up with Domaix Energy in Alsace, in the northeast of France to start rolling out four agricultural biogas plant projects in France. Apart from agricultural substrates, the biogas plants, whose construction has already Read more…


An international team of researchers has developed a system that will help Chinese farmers convert massive amounts of pig waste into a renewable source of energy and fertilizer. The project, led by Australia-based Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Read more…


More and more countries throughout the world are starting to rely more on renewable energy and energy efficiency as a means of sustaining the current environment for future generations. While many people do not often think of Eastern European nations Read more…


Biogas & Electric, located in San Diego, California, has developed technology that reduces harmful emissions created during anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion may serve as a renewable energy source, and reduce methane when utilized at wastewater treatment plants, dairies, and landfills.


One village in Germany is producing more energy than it needs. Best of all, it’s alternative energy sourced from clean sources. Wildpoldsried, located in the southern German region known as Bavaria and where 2,600 people live, produces 321 per cent Read more…


Earlier this year Ontario’s Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster (GPIC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Regional Development Agency East Netherlands to develop opportunities and advance research in the water technology field. Energy Refuge recently caught up with Lisa Read more…


It’s impossible not to be impressed with the efforts to be green made by Hanna Fathy, a 28-year-old Cairo-based garbage collector. Despite living in a city blighted with grinding poverty and surrounded by trash, he is firm on his intent Read more…


Loowatt, a cleverly named company from the UK, is testing a revolutionary waterless toilet system that could help create vibrant local economies around waste treatment. The toilet uses a unique sealing mechanism to package feces and urine into an odorless Read more…


(Reuters) – EDF Trading, subsidiary of French utility EDF, said on Thursday it has ended its involvement in a biogas project in Honduras which an environmental group claims is linked to human rights abuses. “We have taken the situation in Read more…


Using a bio-digester, the plant will derive energy from waste products including milk, cream, proteins, syrups and pieces of fruit. Now, there’s another reason to scream for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream: one of the company’s plants in Holland will Read more…


It has been previously stated here in an article by Crisp Green that generating energy from poop is unlikely. I disagree. It seems that the idea is not too far-fetched. The New York Times published an article going in that Read more…


Is food waste-to-energy technology sustainable? There was a lot of publicity last year about ethanol requiring more energy to produce than you can get from the fuel. Is biogas from food waste a better deal for the environment? The answer Read more…


The Netherlands has a reputation for being progressive, from the environment to social initiatives.  About twice the size of New Jersey, a large proportion of its landmass is below sea level.  Protected (at least for the moment) by an elaborate Read more…

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