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Pilot facility launched in Ghana to transform human waste into renewable biodiesel fuel

To celebrate World Toilet Day on November 19, researchers at Columbia University’s Engineering School, working in Ghana with Waste Enterprisers Ltd., the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, are launching a pilot facility to convert fecal sludge into biodiesel fuel, thereby addressing a ubiquitous societal problem and concurrently […]

Price of Solar Panels Falling by 80%

Managing Director Arif Allauddin from Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) notifies that the prices of solar panel have shown a downward slope in prices over the recent half decade. It has dropped down by 8o% in half decade making it attractive to customers. Tags: prices of solar panel, Solar energy, Alternative Energy, renewable energy, Renewable

Banks in South Africa Willing To Finance Solar Energy Projects

The energy industry in South Africa has a bright outlook. It is estimated that about 8.4 GW of power comes from solar photovoltaic. Solar power and wind energy contribute about 1GW and 8. 4GW of power respectively, to the countries energy needs. Standard Bank finance power head, Alastair Campbell states that despite the rigid terms […]

The constraints in managing a transition towards clean energy technologies in developing nations: reflections on energy governance and alternative policy options

From inderscience.com The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual framework stimulating a sustainable energy transition in developing nations. Based on the existing literature, we first index theoretical factors preventing deployment of low carbon technologies. Tags: sustainable energy, developed nation, Technology, Renewable, carbon

UT biosolar breakthrough promises cheap, easy green electricity

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Barry D. Bruce, professor of biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is turning the term ‘power plant’ on its head Barry D. Bruce, professor of biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is turning the term “power plant” on its head. The biochemist and a team […]