Biofuels

Algae! Trash! Poop! Organisms convert energy from the sun into energy for life. PF Members offer their solutions on how to turn that biomass into an energy source for mankind.

Filmed at the 13th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Efficiency EXPO + Forum, held on May 27, 2010. The EXPO brought together 50 businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, government agencies, and energy policy research... Read More
Renewable biogas experts spoke at a June 16, 2010 event on Capitol Hill about capturing and using renewable biogas from urban and agricultural waste streams to help address our nation's climate, energy, and resource management challenges. More... Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest gives us a tour of his anaerobic methane digestion facility and explains how his beneficial relationship with local dairy farmers. See Kevin's pitch on the technology here: http://community.planetforward.org/... Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest LLC in Mt. Vernon, WA explains why he thinks using manure for energy via anaerobic methane digestion is an important source of alternative energy. Find out more about the process and Kevin's plant at www.... Read More
The waste veggie oil powered NOmadjik Media Bus heads to New Orleans stopping at BP stations along the way for some free therapy. http://facebook.com/group.ph...
Planet Forward
Most everyone has heard of ethanol from corn, but what about ethanol from trees? That's what Colorado-based ZeaChem, Inc. are planning to do with a new plant opening in Boardman, Oregon. The plant, which will produce 250,000 gallons of ethyl acetate... Read More
The U.S. EPA estimates the U.S. generates 7.7 million tons of sewage sludge and 1 billion tons of animal manure per year. The market shift away from land filling, land application and tightening regulations on nutrient management, surface and... Read More
Planet Forward
Cedar Grove Composting, a company in Seattle, has announced a plan to generate energy from methane they plan produce when composting yard and food waste. This methane will come in the form of an anaerobic digester, which they plan to have operating... Read More
In this week's NWF Climate Capsule, how global warming could lead to stronger poison ivy, another landmark event now planned for the week of Earth Day & talking drilling with Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet.

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