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Solving the bottleneck in biogas production

The EU-funded project WAVALUE ('High added value eco-fertilisers from anaerobic digestion effluent wastes') will demonstrate a cost-effective industrial process for producing a new range of sustainable fertilisers, with digestate as their main component.

Posted: Sep 20th, 2013

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Call for papers: 'Distributed Wind Power - Matching Generation and Demand'

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA), Chinese Wind Energy Equipment Association (CWEEA) and China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC) invite papers and presentations for the 13th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition WWEC2014, taking place 7-9 April 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Posted: Sep 17th, 2013

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Sandia Labs harnessing the sun's energy with tiny particles

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories, along with partner institutions Georgia Tech, Bucknell University, King Saud University and the German Aerospace Center (DLR), are using a falling particle receiver to more efficiently convert the sun's energy to electricity in large-scale, concentrating solar power plants.

Posted: Sep 16th, 2013

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Environmentally friendly cement is stronger than ordinary cement

New research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that cement made with waste ash from sugar production is stronger than ordinary cement. The research shows that the ash helps to bind water in the cement so that it is stronger, can withstand higher pressure and crumbles less. At the same time, energy is saved and pollution from cement production is reduced.

Posted: Sep 16th, 2013

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