Tag: renewable energy resource

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.

It Takes a Partnership

It Takes a Partnership

Approximately 130 landfill gas (LFG) energy projects were operating in 1994, a year characterized by the emergence of an innovative voluntary partnership program envisioned by the US EPA to combat climate change: the Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP). Amidst growing recognition that landfills are a major human-caused source of greenhouse

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

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Onsite energy continues to prove itself as an economical and sustainable solution for businesses and institutions. But as it grows in popularity, the marketplace and government agencies are adding regulations for noise, emissions, and fuel handling. In the past such requirements would have slowed progress, but today there’s good news

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Options for Emissions, Noise, and Fuel Handling

Emissions Onsite energy continues to prove itself as an economical and sustainable solution for businesses and institutions. But as it grows in popularity, the marketplace and government agencies are adding regulations for noise, emissions, and fuel handling. In the past such requirements would have slowed progress, but today there’s good

Getting the Most From LFG

Getting the Most From LFG

Landfill gas as a renewable energy resource gained in stature with some high-profile projects in 2012. With installations at Coca-Cola and the University of Iowa Research Park launching to major fanfare, the industry is seeing recognition of its environmental benefits and sustainability. But looking beyond the obvious is the fact

A Secure Solution

A Secure Solution

The year of 2013 may well see a landslide of market gains for distributed energy in facility settings. Why? The reasons are numerous, and moreover, compelling. But if we were to examine just one-efficiency-the benefits would prove irresistible. But why not consider security, technology breakthroughs, price drops on generation hardware,

Last Chance for CTs in California?

It seems that California’s Senate is determined to apply the coup de grace to what was once viewed as the turning point in the state’s longstanding opposition to granting conversion technologies equal standing with other diversion practices. Fueled by CalRecycle’s rescission of its previous approval of its project with the

Landfills As Energy Farms

Landfills As Energy Farms

Not long ago they were open trash pits that emitted unpleasant odors while devouring the financial resources of their owners. But today, it’s as if the princess of sustainability came along and kissed the frog of landfills, and now the frog generates profits rather than odors. But don’t blame the

Setting an Efficient Example

Setting an Efficient Example

College campuses have turned the spotlight onto solar energy. Many of those projects are winning top honors as well as inspiring students to take what they learn about energy efficiency on campus and apply it in their future endeavors. Arizona State University Arizona State University (ASU) recently received the Solar

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