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    The latest poop on renewable energy

    July 22, 2010 by DE staff

    Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough toward producing electricity from sewage, by the use of new coatings on the anodes of microbial electrochemical cells that increased the electricity production about 20 times. The findings, recently published online

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    Technology helps cellulose mill tap wasted heat for energy

    July 5, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    OTTAWA: Thermal Energy International Inc. is helping the Fortress Specialty pulp mill in Thurso, Que. use heat to augment its energy supply. Thermal Energy’s Forevergreen Energy Inc. subsidiary has signed a $1.8-million arm’s length greenpower purchase agreement with Fortress Specialty

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    A bump in the road to sustainability

    April 21, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    For many, driving over speed bumps, potholes and cracks in highways causes irritation, but for a Welland, Ont., based inventor a bump in the road gave him an idea. After spending 11 years as a robotic welder at the now

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    Energy consumption down 1.3% in OECD: BP

    June 11, 2009 by Staff

    The largest incremental growth in world gas demand was from China, where consumption rose 15.8 per cent.Photo: BP PLC LONDON, UK: For the first time ever, the developing world leapfrogged OECD nations in the consumption of primary energy, according to

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    Oil sands developers want some eco-respect

    April 21, 2009 by Joe Terrett, Editor

    Furthermore, citizens on both sides of the Canada/US border have a dim view of the tar sands and the “dirty oil” produced there. Of course, 500 ducks dieing in a Syncrude tailings pond near Fort McMurray, Alta. last April has