Alternative Fuels

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June 2016 – If it’s true that each food unit we consume now takes about 10 units of carbon energy to produce, then perhaps the food system is broken. Surely it does not make sense to use more energy to produce something than we can get back out of it in useful food energy. What options do we have?
June 2016 – In our August edition last year we presented an overview of a few of the new alternative energy projects across the country. This year, we have more exciting news to share, along with some recent updates.
Oct. 1, 2015, Moberly Lake, B.C. – The Saulteau First Nations are replacing a plant nursery’s propane heating with a biomass heating system, with funding support of $150,000 from B.C.’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.
Juned 2015 – This month we carry on the theme looking at alternative energy options, now considering potential “free” energy opportunities.
June 2015 – Natural gas prices may have dipped the past few years, but there’s still considerable interest in biomass heating.
May 7, 2015, Montreal – The national research network BioFuelNet Canada (BFN) has just released $8.5 million in funding for research and commercialization of advanced biofuels, which are produced from non-food materials – primarily waste.
Jan. 27, 2015, Montreal — For those off the gas grid, wood pellets offer a Canadian-made, carbon-neutral way to heat their operations.
Sept. 3, 2013, Leamington, Ont. – New Energy Farms is hosting a demonstration of leading technologies for the establishment of fuel, feed and fibre crops using CEEDS™ technology.
Eating tomatoes grown near a landfill site may not initially sound appetizing, but it could be the most eco-friendly way to enjoy local tomatoes all year round.
My wife and I were recently ordering food in a restaurant in Entebbe. Well, she was ordering in the “restaurant.”
In recent years, biogas has been slowly gaining recognition as a renewable resource that can contribute to addressing current and future energy needs across Canada.
A horseshoe-shaped region of active and dormant volcanoes stretching along the Pacific Ocean gives B.C. an abundance of geothermal energy that the province hasn't yet harnessed to its full potential, according to federal scientists and lobby groups.
An economic survey of the Netherlands' greenhouse industry has found that generating heat and electricity from solar energy rather than natural gas is not economically feasible at present.
Mor Gro Farms is hoping that a switch to biomass gasification and solar power will help its Leamington, Ont., operation achieve energy independence by May.
A new research project shows it’s possible to provide power using renewable energies without increased risk of a blackout.
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