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Renewable energy to get boost from new Alberta bio-fuel

October 13, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Renewable energy to get boost from new Alberta bio-fuel

University of Alberta-developed renewable energy process first to economically convert ag waste to “drop-in” bio-fuel The next generation of renewable energy fuels that reduce greenhouse gases by 90 per cent is coming soon and they will be processed using innovative new technology developed at the University of Alberta. The process takes agricultural feedstocks such as beef […]

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Alberta beet growers hope ‘energy’ beets will replace petroleum

February 27, 2013 | By More
Alberta beet growers hope ‘energy’ beets will replace petroleum

Petroleum products in manufacture of plastic could be replaced by energy beets, according to ASBG A research study supported by the federal government is expected to open the doors to a new market that could see beets replacing petroleum products in the manufacture of plastic bottles, polyester, and antifreeze, according to the Alberta Sugar Beet […]

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Vancouver mines sewage to heat an entire neighbourhood

February 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Vancouver mines sewage to heat an entire neighbourhood

False Creek Energy Centre a great Vancouver green energy story Troy Media – by David Dodge   Like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles we head into the sewers, pizza in hand, to explore a scheme to bathe the city of Vancouver (or at least one neighborhood) in near-boiling water. No, it’s not another evil scheme […]

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Surrey Residents Reduce Landfill Waste by 35 percent

November 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Surrey Residents Reduce Landfill Waste by 35 percent

Surrey’s new organics collection reducing landfill waste Beacon Staff Reporter Residents have helped reduce garbage by 35 per cent since Surrey launched its new waste collection program, which is designed to divert waste from the landfill by collecting organics separately from garbage. “We are very pleased with these early results and so proud of our […]

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How We Understand Energy – Video Interview Michael Wetherup

June 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
How We Understand Energy – Video Interview Michael Wetherup

June 18, 2012 By Matt Palmer A couple of weeks ago I posted the first two videos of a series called “How We Understand Energy”. In this series I will be interviewing people from all walks of life and perspectives with the goal of gaining a greater understanding  of people’s energy literacy. I approached a […]

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The moral dilemma in biofuel production

March 9, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The moral dilemma in biofuel production

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High efficiency ethanol plant under construction near Vegreville

February 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
High efficiency ethanol plant under construction near Vegreville

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