Posts Tagged ‘methane’

Hydrogen Generating Station Uses Landfill Gas as Raw Material for a Clean Fuel

Thursday, September 3, 2009 5:01 No Comments

The South Korean government has signed a MOU with oil refiner SK Energy and SK Engineering & Construction to build world’s first hydrogen station that will be able to extract hydrogen from methane emitted by landfills.

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Human Waste to be Recycled into Biogas for Cooking and Heating

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 1:24 No Comments

Human waste could be an important source of “green” electricity for cooking and heating if it is converted into methane. Hundreds of thousands of people could benefit from this amazing source of energy. For this reason United Utilities is planning a £4.3 million scheme to build sewage treatment plants that can generate sewage gas for [...]

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World’s First City Powered by Animal Waste

Friday, May 29, 2009 12:58 No Comments

Lunen, a German town north of Dortmund, will become the world’s first town powered by biogas generated from cow and horse manure. In addition, the local authorities are also planning to use organic material from local farms in the process which would generate electricity for 90,000 inhabitants.

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How to produce methane from carbon dioxide and water

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 1:47 1 Comment

A team of Penn State engineers have discovered how to produce methane from carbon dioxide and water. The engineers claim that this new process could convert electricity into methane, using methanogenic microorganisms commonly founded in dumps and marshes.

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