4 Renewable Energy Facts
4 Renewable Energy Facts You Probably Didn’t Know Renewable energy is experiencing a growth faster than any other source of energy in the world. Here are 4 renewable energy facts that you probably didn’t know! 1. In 2017, the creation of new solar power capacity beat all other energy sources. The cost of producing one megawatt-hour…Read More
Biomethane Legislation For The Win!
New Biomethane Legislation in California With the ongoing climate crisis, the business sector is pushing for more support of biogas projects and biomethane legislation across the globe. Biomethane, also called renewable natural gas, is produced from the anaerobic digestion of organic waste. It is used for fuel and heating applications. Not only does the use…Read More
Interesting Facts about Anaerobic Digestion
Anaerobic Digestion Facts Anaerobic digestion is a natural process in which organic waste materials are broken down in the absence of oxygen. There are two byproducts of anaerobic digestion: renewable energy and a nutrient-rich fertilizer. Although it’s a widely used process, not many people are fully aware of the benefits this amazing technology brings society.…Read More
What is Anaerobic Digestion and How is it Used?
Anaerobic digestion has been used for a long time and across all corners of the globe. As concerns about the environment and climate change continue to increase, the demand to generate renewable energy is growing. This is pushing many agricultural and industrial businesses to turn to waste-to-energy technologies. Anaerobic digestion systems have been used commercially…Read More
Carbon Dioxide Removal: Will These Methods Work?
4 Methods for Carbon Dioxide Removal At the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this past November, a goal was set to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius which is a significant step in the fight against climate change. To achieve this goal, all countries have committed to taking active efforts to reduce…Read More
Green Energy in 2016
Increased awareness and worldwide governmental policy commitments made 2015 a good year for green energy. The New Year holds even more potential thanks to a handful of promising investments and developments on the horizon. A Focus on Waste to Energy: In its 2015 Sustainability Report, Waste Management Inc. laid out plans for renewed emphasis on…Read More
USDA & EPA Join Forces to Reduce Food Waste
In the United States, food waste accounts for approximately 31 percent (133 billion pounds) of the overall food supply. The average American family throws away 2 million calories-worth of uneaten food each year. Not only is that a drain on resources, it’s also a significant source of harmful methane emissions. To combat the issue, the…Read More
5 Things to Know About The Clean Power Plan
In August the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released final carbon rules as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. It’s all in an effort to reduce carbon emissions by up to 28 percent. Most of the reductions will result from cutting emissions at coal-powered plants. Here are 5 quick things to know:…Read More
Ohioans Shouldn’t Pay the Price for FirstEnergy’s Mistakes
FirstEnergy Corp. was at one time one of the biggest supporters of a bill to deregulate Ohio’s energy industry, creating an environment where a competitive open market set the prices. Now, after a failed business bet on coal and nuclear power, it wants to reregulate the energy industry because with State-set price controls, power plants…Read More
Renewable Energy Breathes New Life into Buffalo, N.Y. Economy
Buffalo lost approximately a third of its population of 20- to 40-year-olds over the past 40 years and with that decrease came a hard hit to its economy. But a growing renewable energy industry is helping rebuild its community, spurring a serious rebound for New York’s Queen City. According to a recent article from The…Read More