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  • Wet Anaerobic Digestion Allows EFW Plant to Generate Almost 25,000 Megawatts Annually

    Harvest Power’s Energy Garden in London, Ontario turns organic materials into clean, renewable energy and fertilizers. Through advanced digestion technology, naturally-occurring micro-organisms produce renewable biogas energy from food scraps, grease, and other organic waste materials. The remaining digestate is turned into organic fertilizer granules. The Energy from Waste facility uses a ...


  • Gas collection cover will help power pulp mill

    Work is wrapping up on GTI's involvement with the Slave Lake Pulp project. The custom-designed cover and liner system complements the design of the anaerobic reactor selected to pretreat the pulp mill’s wastewater. GTI’s gastight cover will capture the biogas from anaerobic treatment of the mill effluent and deliver the gas for use in three electrical generators. ...

  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • GTI Gears Up for BC Project

    Fabrication is nearing completion of the 5 acre (2 hectare) Biogas Collection Cover and Biogas Control System for the City Of Kamloops Sewerage Treatment Centre upgrade project.  The insulated floating cover will be installed over the anaerobic lagoon for odour control and eventual energy recovery. GTI has been pleased to work with City staff and the specialists at Urban Systems in planning ...

  • Innovative GTI cover system to be installed at HP Hood

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is excited to be working again with HP Hood LLC at their Winchester, Virginia plant.  HP Hood is one of the largest branded dairy operators in the United States with over 15 plants across the country. The dairy company recently upgraded its Winchester plant, which has been in operation since 2000, to accommodate an increase in production. ...

  • Open-Bio: Clear standards for bio-based products

    Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research investigates standards for biobased products as part of the Open-Bio project commissioned by the EU. There is some ambiguity concerning bio-based products which frequently have different functional properties and end-of-life options from petroleum-based products. To develop and improve these standards, however, misconceptions will first have to be ...

  • Chris Huhne visits Leeds as part of Big Energy Week

    Chris Huhne visited Leeds and East Yorkshire on Friday 20 January as Big Energy week came to a close. The Secretary of State started off by visiting the Reginald Centre in Leeds where he visited stalls giving advice from organisations which included Green Doctors (Groundworks), Wrap up Leeds, Feel Good Factor, Community and Safety and various others. Each of them looked at one specific area of ...

  • We still need a step change to meet carbon budgets

    The Committee on Climate Change said today that a step change in the pace of underlying emissions reductions is still required if the UK is to meet its legislated carbon budgets - which require at least a 34% cut in emissions by 2020 relative to 1990 levels. The conclusions are set out in the Committee’s ...

  • EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Support Environmental Innovation, Protect Health

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded seven contracts totaling more than $2 million to small businesses across the nation to develop new technologies to keep the environment clean and healthy. Companies won the contracts through the highly competitive annual Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program competition, which encourages small businesses to explore and develop ...

  • Chris Huhne speech at the LGA annual conference

    Introduction Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be here. The LGA conference is certainly getting its money worth out of the coalition – I’m pleased to be following my colleague Eric Pickles who spoke to you yesterday. I hope you see that as an indication of the importance we give to the role of local government– and this is no more true than in the area of climate ...

  • Small business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 grant to develop air quality monitoring equipment

    A business in Topsfield, Mass. was among seven businesses nationwide to win a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and commercialize technology that helps protect the environment. OPTRA Inc. Topsfield, Mass, received $299,956 for its air quality monitoring equipment from EPA’s Small Business Innovation and Research program. The air quality monitoring system will ...

  • Businesses investing in renewable energy could generate returns of over 10%

    Carbon Trust Advisory quantifies financial benefits for businesses generating their own renewable energy   Carbon Trust Advisory analysis has found that businesses which invest in renewable energy could make average returns of 11-12%, with the potential for returns in excess of 20%. According to the findings, new financial incentives, energy market trends and building regulations ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • £15m fund for rural energy projects opens to applications

    Rural communities across England that aspire to generate their own clean green power are being offered a helping hand today with the launch of a £15 million Government fund. The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF), which opens to applications today, is specifically targeted at helping rural communities access the money needed to carry out feasibility studies into renewable energy projects, ...

  • The cleantech `revolution`: Transforming our economies

    A new report from Oxford Analytica concludes that clean technology (’Cleantech’) is on the cusp of transforming practically every business sector in the economies of Europe, and those who fail to face the challenge and indeed turn this into an opportunity, risk falling by the wayside. Cleantech, the Impact on Key Sectors in Europe finds that the economic downturn has not derailed the development ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Energy Industry Strives to Find a Sustainable Method to Harness Renewable Energy, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The rapid depletion of the finite stock of fossil fuels places the spotlight on micro-renewables in residential and commercial applications. This technology will aid sustainable power production and lower dependency on conventional grid power by improving the competence of energy harvesting systems, without being detrimental to the environment. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan's Renewable ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Barker backs Brit business on U.S. green trade mission (press notice)

    Six British firms join green economy drive Beer makers, wind turbine installers and loft laggers join Climate Change Minister Greg Barker this week for the Department’s first ever green trade mission. A total of six UK companies that are capitalising on the opportunities of the green economy will be on the 5 day visit to the U.S. which will cover Washington D.C, Philadelphia, ...

  • Chris Huhne speech to the Royal Geographic Society - `The Perfect Storm`

    The ‘perfect storm’ that gives this conference its name is now two years closer. But are we any safer? You have already heard from climate and environment experts. Today, I will tell you what Government is doing to tackle climate change and boost our energy security. Previous storms In autumn 2000, more rain fell on England and Wales than had done for 230 years. ...

  • UK at forefront of a low carbon economic revolution

    A comprehensive plan to move the UK onto a permanent low carbon footing and to maximise economic opportunities, growth and jobs was published by the Government today. The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan plots out how the UK will meet the cut in emissions set out in the budget of 34% on 1990 levels by 2020. A 21% reduction has already been delivered – equivalent to cutting emissions entirely from ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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