Sustainable Energy

Pig manure sweet money for Thai farmer

NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand (Reuters) – For Thai pig farmer Ong-Arj Suwunnatee, going green was not only good for business and the environment, it came as a welcome relief to his neighbors. “Back in the old days, people knocked on my… read more

Biofuels could threaten food output

Plans by China and India to raise biofuels production from irrigated maize and sugarcane could aggravate water shortages and undermine food output, an international report said. The two countries, the most populous on the planet, might ease the projected water… read more

On farm anaerobic digesting

  Anaerobic Digestion is one of the more promising biological technologies for sustainable waste management. It has the potential to turn a large and worsening agro-headache into a growing opportunity for sustainable farming. It can extract useful biogas energy and… read more

Wind power

  Wind Power for the future In March 2008 global installed wind power capacity reached 100,000 megawatts. In 2007, wind power capacity increased by a record-breaking 20,000 megawatts, bringing the world total to 94,100 megawatts—enough to satisfy the residential electricity… read more

Making sense of geothermal energy

July 19, 2007 — From: the Globe Foundation of Canada Geothermal, or earth energy, is perhaps the most underutilized renewable source of energy. Whether using the earth’s naturally stable temperature to provide heating and cooling, or harnessing extreme heat from… read more