New partnership could benefit global waste to energy efforts

New process could enable anaerobic digestion facilities anywhere in the world to capture biogas and use it to produce renewable energy. BioHiTech America, a subsidiary of green technology company, BioHiTech Global Inc. (which provides an innovative data-driving solution for the disposal of food waste), has partnered with Natural Systems Utilities to test a waste to energy process that will enable BioHiTech’s food waste disposal system to digest, tank and deliver the effluent from its system to anaerobic digestion facilities around the globe, reported Biomass Magazine. BioHiTech’s energy from waste system…

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First ever in-office paper recycling technology unveiled by Epson

Epson’s PaperLab is more efficient than traditional paper recycling processes. Epson, the well-known printer company, has created an in-office paper recycling technology, a machine called the PaperLab, which takes waste paper and transforms it into crisp white printer paper. According to Epson, its paper reprocessing system is more efficient than sending waste paper to a traditional off-site recycling plant. The machine can recycle paper within three minutes. Within three minutes of adding waste paper to the PaperLab, the machine produces new sheets of perfectly white paper. It can create about…

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Amazon goes greener with more wind power

The e-commerce giant has unveiled new renewable energy plans. Amazon Web Services (AWS) intends to power more of its cloud data centers with wind power and recently announced in a press release that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to build and operate a 100 MW (megawatt) wind farm in Ohio. The new wind farm is expected to generate an estimated 320,000 MWh (megawatt hours) of energy, annually. Called the Amazon Wind Farm US Central, the wind turbines will be located in Paulding County, Ohio. Starting in May 2017, each…

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New recycling technology can keep more glass out of landfills

Self-adhesive technology allows clear separation of labels from glass. Avery Dennison has introduced a glass recycling technology that enables the clean separation of self-adhesive labels from glass materials. Their new technology will not only ensure that glass products will still maintain shelf appeal but, more importantly, it will allow more glass items to be recycled, which means less glass will be sent to landfills. More glass that consumers recycle end up in landfills than they might realize. According to information on the Avery Dennison Glass Recycling webpage, “For single-use bottles,…

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General Mills aims to dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions

The Minnesota-based company has set an ambitious goal to lower its GHG emissions by 2025. General Mills, the American multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods, such as General Mills cereals, Yoplait yogurt, and Betty Crocker baked products, etc., recently announced its plan to decrease its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 28% by 2025, within its own operations, its network of suppliers, and beyond. The food company also intends to invest over $100 million in clean energy and energy efficiency. General Mills will spend more than $100 million on…

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Orb Energy wants to expand solar energy throughout India

Orb Energy has plans to expand its business in India Orb Energy, a leading solar energy company, is looking to expand its business in India, where the demand for reliable access to clean power is growing quickly. According to Damian Miller, founder and CEO of Orb Energy, the company’s goal is to make affordable solar energy as accessible as possible. In order to accomplish this, the company designs and manufactures its own photovoltaic products. Orb Energy has also set up its own branch network in order to deliver these products…

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H&M offers million dollar reward for clothing recycling ideas

H&M is looking for new techniques to reused old clothes and is willing to pay for them. Due to mixed materials and the poor quality of recycled cotton, recycling clothing isn’t easy, but this hasn’t stopped the Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, H&M, from doing everything it can to find ways to recycle old clothes. While the company has launched previous clothing recycling initiatives, such as its global garment collection initiative, it’s now offering a $1.16 million reward for new ideas to reuse old clothes. Winners will be selected by a…

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Coca-Cola saves energy with green building technology

The Coca-Cola headquarters in Brussels improved its energy efficiency with Umisol window film. Coca-Cola has improved its energy efficient practices by installing a green building technology known as Umisol window film, an infrared blocking filter that offer effective energy efficient thermal insulation throughout the winter and solar control properties during the summer, which helps to improve indoor comfort and saves energy. Umisol window film improves the energy performance of existing buildings. The windows in the Coca-Cola HQ in Brussels were not replaced. Instead, they were double glazed with the film.…

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United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama Analysis and Market Growth, Trend, Research, Study and Forecast

“The Report United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama – Oil And Gas Upstream Analysis Report provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz” United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama, GlobalDatas latest release, presents a comprehensive overview of the asset. This upstream report includes detailed qualitative and quantitative information on the asset, provides a full economic assessment and reflects several parameters including (but not limited to) geological profile, asset development and specific challenges. Based on this analysis, future outlook for the asset is presented…

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Uber has interest in electric vehicles from Tesla

Uber may be interested in purchasing 500,000 electric vehicles that are fully autonomous Famed ride-share company Uber may be interested in purchasing electric vehicles from Tesla Motors. Steve Jurvetson, an early investor in Tesla and a current board member of the company, has said that Uber’s CEO has shown significant interest in the company’s vehicles. According to Jurvetson, Uber may be interested in purchasing 500,000 electric vehicles from Tesla if the automaker can make these vehicles completed autonomous by 2020. Autonomous vehicles could have a major impact on the insurance…

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Ballard to bring hydrogen fuel cells to France

Ballard will supply Hydrogene de France with the fuel cells it needs Ballard Power Systems, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Hydrogene de France, which intends to use fuel cells to power operations at a chemical plant in Bordeaux Metropole, France. Ballard will deliver a 1 megawatt fuel cell system, which is part of its ClearGen line of products. The fuel cell system will be used to provide electrical power and Ballard will offer engineering services and support for the program.…

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Amazon Makes Massive Wind Energy Investment

The e-commerce giant is showing it’s serious about its renewable energy goals. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that it has made an agreement with Iberdrola Renewables and will be purchasing electricity that is generated from a wind energy farm that Iberdrola will build, own, and operate. Construction started last week and the project is expected to come online December of next year. The wind farm will be called the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East. The 208 megawatt (MW) wind project will be built in North Carolina’s Perquimans and Pasquotank…

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Electric car sharing may be expanded by BMW in the Future

The German motor company may eventually make EV sharing more than a simple side business. Presently, BMW offers a DriveNow electric car sharing service in several cities, which includes its i3 and ActiveE electric vehicles. However, the automaker is seeking to take its services even further, and will not only work toward expanding DriveNow, but also its other infrastructure-service concepts including ChargeNow and ParkNow, reported ecomento. BMW anticipates that car sharing will boost the profile of electric vehicles (EVs). Recently, BMW opened a Centre of Urban Mobility Competence. Its goal…

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Swag with a conscience: Choose eco-friendly promotional products

There is a wealth of choice when it comes to choosing promotional products for your business. To stand out and attract customers, one strategy is to capitalize on the fact that more and more consumers are shopping with an environmental conscience in mind.  There are many reasons why distributing eco-friendly promotional products is a good idea. There are many affordable options.  Pencils made from sustainable materials, for example, are an affordable and environmentally responsible choice. It is increasingly easy to locate environmentally responsible promotional products.  More and more companies are…

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Alternative energy news PR service on sale for a limited time

Big news deserves the best exposure. Alternative fuels, renewables, climate change and other environmental-related matters are hot topics right now, and Hydrogen Fuel News wants to help you spread the word about these important matters by offering a decreased rate for its PR submission service. Starting today, Monday June 22 and continuing for 20 days until July 11, you can take advantage of incredible savings on this excellent service that gives your alternative energy news wide scale brand exposure. Don’t miss out on the $5.99 press release submission service 20-day…

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IKEA to invest 600 million euros in renewables

Ikea also plans to provide 400 million euros in funding to support disadvantage communities most impacted by climate change. The world’s largest furniture retailer has announced that it intends to spend 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) on renewables and on an IKEA Foundation funding commitment to help nations in need of support cope with climate change. The announcement coincides with a fundamental meeting in Bonn, where governments are getting ready for the negotiation of a global climate agreement at the COP21 meeting that will take place in Paris this December.…

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