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  • New Philips LED Lighting System on Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Helps Illuminate Path to Economic Recovery

    After over a decade in the dark, the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge has come alive with a new advanced LED lighting system from Philips Color Kinetics (PCK). Inspired by the 2010 United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) where he learned about the benefits and applications of LED lighting, forward-thinking Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame has worked with Philips, ...


  • Test Results Green-Light New Oil Spill Recovery Vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Maritime-based Extreme Spill Technology, Inc. (EST) today announced the successful conclusion of tests on its 12m oil spill recovery vessel built for the Canadian Coast Guard, featuring an innovative proprietary oil recovery system. Tests culminated at the Ohmsett tank-testing facilities in New Jersey on September 14th, ...


  • Phosphorus shortage solved through sewage recovery

    Phosphate is a key component in food production and an important element in fertilisers. The expectation is that easily extractable reserves of phosphate will be exhausted within fifty to ninety years due to the growing demand. Grontmij is working on finding a solution and on the more effective use of phosphate. The recovery and reuse of phosphate from waste water plays an important role in this. ...


  • Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

    Enval's pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes. The project is being conducted in partnership with Anthesis LRS, SUEZ environnement, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises. ...


    By Enval Limited

  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • Green light for Cheshire waste fuelled power station

    A new 95 Mega Watt power plant capable of turning 600,000 tonnes of waste each year into electricity and heat, to be built at Ince in Cheshire, was approved by the Government this week. The waste, which would have otherwise gone to landfill, will instead be used to generate electricity to power a new Resource Recovery Park. Excess electricity will also be exported to the National Grid. The ...


  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Puget Sound Salmon Recovery: Coordinating the Efforts of Many

    Earlier this year the Puget Sound Partnership adopted a common monitoring and adaptive management framework for their Chinook Salmon Recovery Plan. Now they’ve licensed Miradi Share to support the massive collaboration required to update and implement the plan by incorporating the work of no less than 15 lead ...


  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Florida company donates solar lights to Haiti

    Sol Inc., a Florida manufacturer of solar outdoor lighting, is helping relief efforts in Haiti, pledging more than $300,000 in equipment and aid. The company's product combines a small solar panel and a battery pack to provide power for a high-intensity lamp that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the island on January 12, killing ...

  • Solar cells light up prison cells on `The Rock`

    "Machine Gun Kelly," Al Capone, the "Birdman" - Alcatraz prison has had some infamous residents on the craggy island known as "The Rock" in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Now, the prison is host to 1,300 solar panels, powering lights and appliances that for three-quarters of a century were powered by diesel fuel ferried across the bay. The panels are part of an effort by the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • De Nora signs agreement with Liquid Light

    De Nora and Liquid Light are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint technology development agreement to accelerate the development of Liquid Light’s innovative technology for the production of chemicals using CO2 as a feedstock. Liquid ...

  • De Nora signs agreement with Liquid Light

    De Nora and Liquid Light are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint technology development agreement to accelerate the development of Liquid Light’s innovative technology for the production of chemicals using CO2 as a feedstock. Liquid Light’s technology, which ...

  • Best Solar Panels for Home Lighting and Small Appliances

    The idea of using solar panels for homes is catching on very fast across the country. More and more people become conscious about the pollution concerns and global warming issues. The growing population is affecting the power generation directly in many ways which is detrimental to the earth. The heavy use of nonrenewable fuels is causing a rise in inflationary rates that is ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Berkeley lab to receive US$115.8m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will receive US$115.8 million from President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funds are part of $1.2 billion announced by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today from funding allocated under the Recovery Act to DOE’s Office of Science. The funds will support an array of ...

  • Lab receives an additional $40.3 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment act funding

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will receive $40.3  million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to  support research in biofuels, fusion energy and the nation’s power grid  and to ensure scientists have state-of-the-art equipment for their  investigations. This new ...

  • Auto Mercury-Recovery Programs Up and Running in All 50 States

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 27, 2007) Mercury air emissions will continue to decline thanks to a voluntary national program to remove mercury-containing switches from vehicles headed for scrap. In its first year, more than 635,000 switches have already been removed from end-of-life vehicles. Collectively, those switches represent 1,400 pounds of mercury – more than the average coal-fired power ...

  • Federal buildings go green with $4 billion in recovery act funds

    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently reached the milestone of investing $4 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for energy efficiency in federal buildings nationwide. Since the passage of the Recovery Act in 2009, the GSA has awarded construction projects to more than 500 companies, creating jobs in all 50 states, two territories, and the District of ...

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • OriginOil Successfully Treats Produced Water for Reuse in Enhanced Oil Recovery

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today that independent third-party testing by Zalco ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

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