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Hog Farms to Power Homes with Captured Methane Gas in North Carolina
Methane gas derived from hog farms in North Carolina is to be used to create enough energy to serve 1,000 homes. The technological breakthrough will enable a power plant, owned by Duke Energy, to use the renewable natural gas emissions - called directed biogas.
The UK Has Created A Bio-Bus… That Uses Human Waste For Fuel!
For years we’ve known that human waste can be made into fuel, but it’s not until more recently that the practical applications have started to pop up. Specifically, in...
Alberta’s Beef Offers Important Alternative Energy Supply
One of Alberta’s biggest economical contributors is the beef industry. But this industry started as a way for grain farmers to diversify, as prices were, and still are, very...
Shifting Vehicles to Natural Gas Can Stem the Rise of Methane in Alberta
Look up into the night sky in North Carolina where fracking is common and you’ll note the methane gas flares that light up the sky. So visible are they...
This eco-friendly supermarket is using food waste to power its store
When you think about how often food in your fridge goes bad and needs to be thrown out, it’s easy to see how the issue of food waste would be...
The Artificial Lawn: Greener Than Natural?
Who wouldn't want to have a big lawn to hang out on during those warm summer days? A lawn can be a place to hold various activities, including sports, outdoor dinner parties, and...
Methane Hydrate: A New Source for Japan’s Energy?
Japan recently announced that a team of research scientists managed to successfully extract natural gas from an offshore deposit of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate, also known as clathrates or,...
Stomping out Foodprints
A study published last summer broadcast an alarming statistic: that nearly half of the total American food supply (approximately $165 BILLION annually) gets dumped in the trash. "As a country,...
Climate-Changing Methane Reservoirs In The East Coast
A recent study published Wednesday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature found that there are frozen methane deposits trapped under nearly 4,000 square miles of seafloor in the Gulf Stream off the...
Antarctic Ice Sheet Sits On Methane Reservoir
A new report in the August 30 issue of Nature claims that there could be a source of potent greenhouse gas methane that could potentially be exposed to our atmosphere. According to...
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Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?
Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags
There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse
If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.