Renewable Energy

Researchers Discover Waste Treatment Process to Turn Sewage Into Biogas

Researchers Discover Waste Treatment Process to Turn Sewage Into Biogas

Researchers from Washington State University have found a new method of waste treatment that can turn sewage sludge into biogas, which can be used for producing electricity or making renewable natural gas (RNG) for community use. The research, expected to publish in the journal Waste Management this December, tested a waste pretreatment process that applied […]

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    Renewable Energy-Powered Wheel Traps Trash From a Panama River

    Renewable Energy-Powered Wheel Traps Trash From a Panama River

    A trash-collecting wheel is cleaning up pollution from the Juan Díaz River in Panama before it makes its way to the ocean. The wheel, named Wanda Díaz, is powered with hydraulic and solar power and also uses a camera system and artificial intelligence to analyze waste and provide data for public education and policy. Marea […]

    Wind Turbine Orders Fall in EU, Putting Climate Goals at Risk

    Wind Turbine Orders Fall in EU, Putting Climate Goals at Risk

    According to a report by wind association WindEurope, orders for onshore wind turbines in the EU have fallen to 36 percent in the third quarter of 2022, compared with the same time last year, putting climate targets at risk, reported Energy Live News. The decline was attributed to lagging permit processing, cost pressures from inflation […]

    Renewables Save Texans Money as Coal and Gas Prices Soar

    Renewables Save Texans Money as Coal and Gas Prices Soar

    Texas is often associated with fossil fuels, especially oil. But it turns out a greener kind of energy is saving the state’s customers a significant amount of money.  A new report from IdeaSmiths LLC found that wind and solar had generated as much as $106 billion in savings and benefits in Texas between 2010 and […]