Tag Archive for 'biogas'

Biogas from food waste to power Oslo city buses

March 23rd, 2012 by The Research Council of Norway

Banana peel, coffee grounds and other food waste will be transformed into green fuel for Oslo’s city buses starting in 2013. The Norwegian capital’s new biogas plant will also supply nutrient-rich biofertiliser for agriculture. The plant will be able to process 50,000 tonnes of food waste annually, converting it to environment-friendly fuel for 135 municipal […]

Food waste makes fuel for cars

February 10th, 2012 by Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB

Researchers have developed a facility that ferments food waste to make methane, which can be used to power vehicles. Drivers who fill up with natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel spend less on fuel and are more environmentally friendly.

IBM joins EcoGrid EU to build smart grid using renewable energy

November 5th, 2011 by IBM

IBM announced in mid-October 2011 that it had joined a collaborative consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources, such as wind power, solar energy and biogas. Led by a European Union-funded consortium, the EcoGrid EU project will demonstrate a smart energy grid that will allow […]