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NY Prize

NY Prize Stage 2 Winner Includes Waste-to-Energy Generation

NY Prize Stage 2 Winner Includes Waste-to-Energy Generation

Syracuse Microgrid Forecasts Positive Return Leveraging Waste-to-Energy Microgrid Knowledge, April 11, 2017 The Syracuse microgrid, one of 11 NY Prize Stage 2 winners, is forecasting a strong financial return using waste-to-energy generation that eases pressure on local landfills. Led by the Central NY Regional Planning and Development Board (CNYRPDB), the project is the only Stage

recycling-human-waste

Recycling Human Waste into Energy

Harnessing the Power of Poo Custommade, May 26, 2015. Image credit: OpenClipartVectors Repurposing Waste Worldwide In an effort to protect our world for future generations, recycling has become more and more common on both a local and global level. In addition to paper and plastic, people are experimenting with new and diverse recycling processes. Less

University of Houston Researchers Create A New Material to Capture Waste Heat

Researchers discover new material to produce clean energy Phys.org, March 3, 2015 Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat – from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack – with greater efficiency and higher output power than currently available materials.

energy-storage

Energy Storage in Compressed Air to Feed the Grid

A lot of hot air? Why energy storage matters CNBC, January 12, 2015 People around the world are turning to renewable sources of energy such as the wind and sun, which offer a sustainable and abundant source of power for our homes, cities and offices. But what do you do when the sun isn’t shining

Disney-World

Disney World’s Biogas Facility Proves Biodigesters = Big Business

Millions of people a year visit Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, the world’s most popular theme park. These days, some of the food that they don’t eat – as well as some of the food they do – ends up being used to make electricity for the resort’s theme parks and hotels.

Michigan

Michigan’s New Approach to Renewable Energy?

Michigan currently has renewable and efficiency goals for the state. These goals require that 10% of electricity should come from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2015, and utilities are complying with this standard. Recently, some lawmakers tried to circumvent these rules.

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Ammonia-based Battery: Converting Waste Heat into Electricity

As modern power generation methods are designed to squeeze the most power from the least amount of fuel, engineers are constantly looking at techniques to improve efficiency. One way to achieve this is to scavenge waste energy left over from the production process to capture and convert low-grade heat into usable energy.

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