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Green Village Delft – integration of an autarkic water supply in a local sustainable energy system

by IWA Publishing  (Sep. 5, 2014)

For the Green Village at the campus of Delft University of Technology, an autarkic water circuit was developed. The aim was to avoid connections to the public water supply system, the sewerage, the electricity grid and cable systems. It should produce its own drinking water and electricity, and clean its organic waste streams in a sustainable ...

Gasification: An Investment In Our energy Future - White Paper

by Gasification Technologies Council (GTC)  (Jun. 12, 2014)

One of the most compelling challenges of the 21st Century is finding a way to meet national and global energy needs while minimizing the impact on the environment. There is extensive debate surrounding this issue, but there are certain areas of consensus: We need to produce cleaner energy, both from conventional fuel sources and alternative ...

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

by Biowater Technology  (Aug. 19, 2014)

Abstract The CFIC (Continuous Flow Intermittent Cleaning) biofilm reactor has been developed. It contains highly packed biofilm carriers to a degree that little movement of the carriers occurs in the reactor during normal operation. The process has continuous inflow to the bioreactor and intermittent cleaning, which removes excess biomass from the ...

Get Rid of Global Energy Poverty

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (May 8, 2014)

This modern 21st century still contains millions of people who do not have sufficient access to electricity or clean cooking facilities. Energy poverty can basically be described as the lack of access to even the most basic needs involving lights and cooking. The income disparity worldwide has increased the gap between one portion of the ...

World Bank: Promote clean energy sources to end energy poverty

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jul. 17, 2013)

On July 16, 2013 the World Bank agreed to support universal access to reliable modern energy and limit the financing of coal-fired power plants to rare circumstances in an effort to address climate change concerns. As the Bank and other development agencies work to provide energy access to ...

Climate change and the US energy sector

by Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTEC)  (Apr. 24, 2014)

As President Obama emphasized in his speech at Georgetown University in June 2013, climate change is happening. It is here, it is now, and as Obama warned, “Our planet is changing in ways that will have profound impacts on all of humankind.” But what are these effects? The President reels off examples: sea levels in New York harbour ...

Ocean Thermal Energy and Water Production

by Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTEC)  (Apr. 24, 2014)

Introduction The scarcity of potable water is a growing problem worldwide, particularly in arid regions and among developing countries. Compounding this problem is the increasing contamination of freshwater sources, which comprise only about 2.5% of all water on Earth. Of this small portion, only 0.5% of the total fresh water available is found ...

MARCA Landfill gas to Energy project - Brazil case study

by Biogas Technology Limited  (Jun. 30, 2014)

Project Description The project is being developed by EcoMethane who has invested, designed, constructed, installed and currently operating the LFG collection and flaring systems. In addition, EcoMethane developed the project under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol and placed the carbon credits in the marketplace. When a ...

Fuel advance keeps – environment clean

by GlobeCore Blending  (Nov. 15, 2013)

The tendency of environment care extended on all spheres of life is increasing. In the car manufacturing industry changes are occur constantly. More hybrid engines, new types of biofuel and alternative energy are developed. Developing of more fuel efficiency engines creates more strict environmental standards for fuel and it became a commonplace. ...

ASTM Standards Help Meet Need for Clean Water

by ASTM International  (Dec. 24, 2013)

The new ASTM Water Portal provides a single access point to standards and related information about ASTM International’s diverse committees working to protect and monitor this vital global resource. Clean and safe water is the underpinning of the quality of life for people around the world. Global economies depend on water, whether ...

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