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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.
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Dubai’s Innovative ‘Wastenizer’ Could Make the City Waste-Free by 2020

Using artificial intelligence and high-tech innovations, Dubai is aiming to become waste-free within the next 2 years.
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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 amplified for places such as...
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France’s Beauval Zoo To Recycle Panda Poo Into Gas And Electricity

Saint-Aignan's Beauval zoo has plans to recycle panda poop (and other animal feces), and turn it into gas and electricity, according to Agence France-Presse. The AFP states: The zoo announced on Friday it would build a facility that would...
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Weird Energy

As the world strives to find smarter and more sustainable ways to source power we turn to alternate means of energy that don't rely on precious, harmful or wasteful practices or consumptions--- means such...

Waste-To-Energy Facility Expansion Wins ‘Project Of The Year’

This week, Power Engineering Magazine has named its choice for the 2008 Renewable Energy Project of the Year, and it goes to the waste-to-energy facility expansion in Lee County, New JerseyThis week, Power Engineering...

Toronto Zoo Seeks Investors for Waste-To-Energy Facility

With all of the waste-to-energy facilities popping in farms, the Toronto Zoo has seen a golden opportunity for powering their facilities, and getting rid of all of the animal excrement. Unfortunately, it's going to...

Waste-To-Energy Plants Coming to Pig Farms

You may remember a story about a revolutionary new waste-to-energy plant being installed in the Netherlands that will have chicken poo powering 90,000 homes in the area, and now Progress Energy Carolinas and GreenCo Solutions are looking to...