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2013-12-18 12:22:09

LONDON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Sludge Management: Opportunities in growing volumes, disposal restrictions and energy recoveryOverviewIf all of the wastewater from the world's urban population was collected and treated, in one year enough dry sludge could be generated used to cover an area equivalent to Singapore in a layer 10cm thick. And by 2017, 83 million tonnes of dry sewage sludge would be generated by 2017.It is...

2013-12-18 08:23:19

DUBLIN, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6d659/medical_polymers) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Polymers, Resins And Fibers, Elastomers & Biodegradable Plastics Market Report 2013-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The medical polymers market is comprised of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications such as...

2013-12-04 08:25:31

Project is One of Just a Few Bond Issues in the U.S. to Fund a Landfill Gas-to-Electricity Project DALLAS and MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Friedman, Luzzatto & Co. and Memphis, Tenn.-based Duncan-Williams, Inc. announced the completion of a $9 million taxable revenue bond issue to finance the construction of a waste-to-energy project in San Antonio, one of just a few bond issues in the U.S. for a landfill gas-to-electricity project. Friedman,...

2013-12-03 12:22:52

BRYAN, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Energy Renewables, LLC (EER) announced today that it has successfully produced high yields of very pure, bio-based carboxylic acids from sustainable organic wastes such as food waste and other negative-cost wastes. EER produced these acids using its patented technology that converts any biodegradable material into valuable carboxylic acids by means of a non-sterile anaerobic fermentation and proprietary extraction process. According...

Methane Emissions In North America Surpass Previous Estimates
2013-11-26 05:16:45

[ Watch the Video: Methane Emission Estimates Are Lower Than They Should Be ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could be underestimating American methane emission levels by as much as 50 percent, according to new research appearing in this week’s early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Carnegie Institution researchers, along with colleagues from the Lawrence Berkeley...

2013-11-21 16:22:55

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener-Core, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR; "Ener-Core" or the "Company"), the leading designer and manufacturer of Gradual Oxidizer products, announced today it has shipped its first commercial FP250 unit, a power generating system that integrates Ener-Core's patented thermal oxidation technology with a 250 kilowatt gas turbine. The shipment deployed as scheduled out of the Port of Los Angeles on November 14, 2013 and is en route to Efficient Energy...

2013-11-21 16:22:29

Coalition of urban and rural partners turn food waste at First Energy Stadium into sustainable energy ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, the Cleveland Browns and FirstEnergy Stadium, in partnership with organizations such as the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy®( ) will showcase a new system that aims to recycle stadium food waste into valuable renewable energy and fertilizer sources. This effort will annually divert 35 tons of food waste from landfills to facilities...

2013-11-21 16:22:25

Cleveland's public-private effort to turn food waste into sustainable energy takes center stage at Steelers-Browns game CLEVELAND, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While Cleveland fans at FirstEnergy Stadium are cheering on the Browns on Sunday, the Stadium itself will be working to give back to fans and the city, as the Browns' effort to divert stadium food waste away from landfills and convert it into renewable energy will be showcased. "When we launched Sustainable Cleveland 2019 four years...

Unexpected Properties Of Methane-producing Microbe Revealed
2013-11-19 08:31:36

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Derek Lovley's lab at UMass Amherst show for the first time that one of the most abundant methane-producing microorganisms on Earth makes direct electrical connections with another species to produce the gas in a completely unexpected way For 40 years, scientists thought they understood how certain bacteria work together to anaerobically digest biomass to produce methane gas, important in bioenergy and the major source of greenhouse gas. But now...

2013-11-14 08:24:40

Anaerobic Digester Program Topic of Statewide Forum LANSING, Mich., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is sponsoring a forum to provide information to anyone interested in a new program to sell electricity produced by anaerobic digesters. The 2013 Forum on Anaerobic Digester Production of Energy: New Opportunities for Projects in Michigan is being hosted by Michigan State University and will take place Nov. 26 at the Okemos Conference Center. Registration is open until Nov. 20....