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Biomass Demands More Serious Consideration for Renewable Energy Systems

12-Oct-17

When people think of renewable energy systems, they usually think of solar or wind technologies. In some cases, hydroelectric or geothermal processes may be in the mix. Biomass is frequently not considered for a variety of reasons. However, there are compelling economic reasons why biomass should receive more serious consideration. Biomass is a renewable energy source that is derived…

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Improving Energy Access to the Urban Poor in Developing Countries

15-Sep-17

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What are the impacts of food loss and waste on our planet?

06-Sep-17

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Kazakhstan to attract world’s biggest companies to renewable energy system development

13-Jul-17

Kazakhstan, an energy-rich Central Asian nation which strives to increase its energy generation from renewable sources, will take additional measures to achieve its goal. The country intends to attract the major world companies to the development of renewable energy sources. In three years, more than 100 alternative energy facilities will operate in the country compared…

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Waste collection trucks use biogas in Mirandela

07-Jul-17

The Biogasmove project, which is being implemented in the Portuguese city of Mirandela, represents an investment of 1.5 million euros and aims to treat and take advantage of biogas, injecting it as fuel for waste collection trucks. The initiative aimed to build a biogas treatment unit and its injection into the tanks of heavy vehicles.…

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ReFood’s Dagenham AD Plant Is Open For Business

07-Jul-17

A new state-of-the-art anaerobic digestion (AD) facility was officially opened in Dagenham on Friday (7 July). Operated by ReFood, part of the SARIA Group, site is capable of processing more than 160,000 tonnes of food waste every year, generating 14m cubic metres of biogas. It will convert inedible food waste, collected from customers in and around…

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Evaluating the potential of biogas as HGV fuel

06-Jul-17

New research shows that biomethane generated from food and drinks process residues has growing potential as a low-carbon alternative to diesel used in commercial vehicles. The study was carried out by Aker Associates for Clearfleau, a provider of on-site bioenergy plants for food and beverage processors. The results were presented at the UK AD &…

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Here’s How UNESCO World Heritage Site Mahabalipuram Became Completely Litter-Free

02-Jul-17

A town in Tamil Nadu with a population of about 20,000 people has become environmentally sustainable and litter-free. Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO declared heritage site, just 55 km south of Chennai, has about 5,000 households. Here almost 85 per cent of the waste is segregated at the source and diverted from reaching the landfills. HiH used the…

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Swedish Firm to Supply Biogas Upgrading Tech for Italian Food Waste Plant

29-Jun-17

Family owned Swedish firm, Malmberg, has secured its first biogas upgrading project in Italy where it will retrofit HERAmbiente S.p.A.’s, existing composting plant in Sant Agata. The facility, located near the City of Bologna, will be supplemented with treatment and anaerobic digestion of 135,000 tonnes of food waste per year. The biomethane will be produced using…

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