The business turning sewage sludge into fuel

When anaerobic digestion takes place, organic materials – think food waste – are broken down by microorganisms in an oxygen free environment, producing biogas. Described by the U.S. Department of Energy as a proven energy source both in the U.S. and around the world,...

Maryland farm turning manure into energy

Bob Murphy’s Double Trouble Farms may be the most cutting-edge poultry operation on the Eastern Shore right now. But the significance of the farm in Rhodesdale is not the poultry itself. It’s the technology used to repurpose chicken manure. The Maryland...

Aradippou to turn manure into energy

An agreement will be signed soon between the Municipality of Aradippou and a private firm to process pig and cattle waste into energy, according to Mayor Evangelos Evangelides on Thursday. Evangelides told CNA that the agreement would be completed within the next two...

Breakthrough in algae biofuel research reported

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. today announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly inhibiting the strain’s growth. Using...