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2011-07-21 03:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexEnergy Inc (www.flexenergy.com), a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to create clean energy with near zero emissions from harmful greenhouse gases, applauds the July 19, 2011 proposed decision of California Public Utilities President Michael Peevey to modify the Self-Generation Incentive Program, or SGIP. The program is designed to stimulate the installation of clean and ultra-efficient energy generation technologies....

2011-07-19 11:30:00

LAKE MILLS, Iowa, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad spent Tuesday July 19th getting a look at two Lake Mills facilities that show Iowa's commitment to be more sustainable and green, while creating jobs. The Governor, along with several state and local leaders, toured Perfect Circle's greenhouse and Waste Management's Landfill Gas-To-Energy operations in Lake Mills. Heat from the adjacent Waste Management power plant is used for the growing operation in the...

2011-07-12 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to helping businesses meet water-quality standards with the investment of $4.2 million in grants and loans for 10 projects in six counties. "The investments made today will go a long way in helping local farms and businesses reduce costs and be more environmentally friendly," Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker said. "These projects also will have a...

2011-07-12 14:00:00

CARSON, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today added a 1000th natural gas truck to its fleet, making it the largest owner and operator of clean-running, heavy duty refuse trucks in North America. At a ceremony at its Carson, Calif., property, the company commemorated the delivery of its 1000th natural gas vehicle with Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster starting up the new recycling truck that will serve his city's residents. "This is a special milestone in our...

2011-07-01 00:19:39

With the Closure Turf system, landfill operators are containing a greater amount of emissions and odors while simultaneously slashing cost and producing a superior gas for energy projects. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites' Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national...

2011-06-28 00:00:00

ESSEN, Germany, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that the company has acquired the gas chromatography assets, including sophisticated proprietary intellectual property, from SLS Micro Technology (SLS), a private company based in Hamburg, Germany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/SF35872LOGO-a ) The SLS technology is especially effective at assessing downstream gas quality as gases from different sources, including biogas, shale gas and...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. and ARLINGTON, Ore., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the communities of McMinnville, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., the "circles of sustainability" are now one year old. That's how long it has been since Waste Management began providing residents in these communities with renewable energy - generated from garbage collected, in part, from the McMinnville and Seattle areas. Waste Management generates renewable energy at its landfills as part of a companywide program to...

2011-06-23 07:40:00

DINXPERLO, The Netherlands, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent strategic merger of Nijhuis Water with Thecogas Biogastechniek has expanded the services of the Netherlands -based water specialist company, adding conversion of manure and organic waste streams into biogas and energy to a comprehensive range of purifying and recycling services for treating industrial wastewater. From 1st May 201, Thecogas Biogastechniek became a separate division of Nijhuis Water Technology,...

2011-05-24 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has received a contract from Goteborg Energi AB for the GoBiGas-project, a 20 megawatt biomass gasification and methanation project in Goteborg, Sweden. Officials estimate the contract value at $19 million (EUR 13.7 million). Jacobs is executing the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services from its offices in Leiden, The Netherlands. Under the terms...

2011-05-23 08:41:00

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. ("ZeroPoint") today announced that it has completed the initial field commissioning of its biomass gasification Renewable Combined Heat and Power Solution at a project site in Schwarze-Pumpe, Germany. During commissioning the ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution produced synthesis gas that is suitable for fueling reciprocating engines on a stand-alone basis or by blending with landfill gas or natural gas. The Schwarze-Pumpe...