Peter Kay

Algae biodiesel

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by Peter Kay on June 10, 2012

Algae are a diverse group of simple organisms that are usually autotrophic. During the oil crisis in 1978 US investigated the possibility of algae being an alternative fuel to fossil ones. Ever since research is being carried out but the recent increase in oil prices has reheated interest for the production of biodiesel from algae.

The Department of Energy released on April 17th an evaluation of the potential to produce electricity using hydro power technologies on existing dams in the US that are not currently used for this purpose. According to the report without constructing any new

Biogas basics in a nutshell

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by Peter Kay on April 11, 2012

Biogas is a renewable source of energy that belongs to the category of biofuels. Biogas is produced from the breakdown of biological material in the absence of oxygen (the lack of oxygen is called anaerobic condition). The main materials used for its

A Waste To Energy (WTE) process creates electricity, heat and other consumer products  (such as recyclable metals and vitrified glass) by using domestic garbage as fuel. The official term for the garbage used in waste to energy processes is Municipal Solid Waste

The Second Annual Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (ACSEE) is scheduled for May 3rd until the 6th of 2012 and will be held in Ramada Osaka in Japan. The theme for this year is: “Working Together Towards a

The 8th South-East European Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will be held in Sofia Bulgaria from the 28th until the 30th of March. The congress is considered as the most important opportunity for people of the sector in the

Biomass Fuels

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by Peter Kay on February 8, 2012

Biomass is considered anything of organic origin (dead or alive). When biomass is used as fuel is essentially combusted to produce what we call biomass energy. Biomass fuels range from burning wood, wood pellets, biofuels (ethanol or biodiesel), animal manure,

The 3rd Annual Renewable Energy Finance & Infrastructure Summit (REFIS) will be organized by Flemming Europe in Vienna Austria from the 22nd until the 23th of February 2012. The summit is aimed towards Senior Representatives from EU, Government &