Latest News for: Waste energy


Shank: The power of poop

Rutland Herald 01 Apr 2023
As the saying goes, waste is a terrible thing to waste ... There’s a lot of wasted energy in the form of heat ... Using infrastructure the city already owns, and partnering with the private sector, Toronto is in the middle of building the world’s largest system to transfer the energy from human waste and make good use of it to support a Toronto hospital.

Magnon-Based Computation Could Signal Computing Paradigm Shift

Slashdot 01 Apr 2023
Like electronics or photonics, magnonics is an engineering subfield that aims to advance information technologies when it comes to speed, device architecture, and energy consumption ... The signal conversions involved in moving data between different components slow down computation and waste energy.".

Cut food waste, save money and maybe the planet

The News-Enterprise 01 Apr 2023
Waste less of your food. Food waste is responsible for 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the U.S ... But composting can’t prevent the waste of land, labor, energy and water that went into producing perfectly good food that someone could have eaten ... “You will never waste another piece of vegetable again.”.

Feeling swamped on the job? Here’s how to say ‘no’ to taking on more work.

Chatanooga Times Free Press 01 Apr 2023
"It's a good learning opportunity!". "This could be great exposure!" ... Knowing how to maximize your energy (and still get your work done) is imperative ... * You burn out spending your time on low-value projects or initiatives that drain your energy ... Your time and energy are your top assets; don't waste them because you're too afraid to say "no." ... .

The moment of truth

The News International 01 Apr 2023
It all really depends on which Pakistan you are face to face with at a particular moment. You may find yourself in a land that is brutally enslaved by the old and developing taboos of all shapes and kinds ... The question remains ... Let’s not waste all this energy that has been built to such a notch in punishing the politician ... .

Illinois Senate votes to lift nuclear construction ban

The News-Gazette 31 Mar 2023
“This is a large change in energy policy for the state of Illinois,” Rezin said ... Jack Darin, the head of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club, told Capitol News Illinois earlier this month that his organization doesn’t believe nuclear energy is “clean energy,” citing concerns over the environmental impact of nuclear waste.

Innovations in campus sustainability and green technologies

The Manila Times 31 Mar 2023
THE field of sustainability has seen rapid innovation in recent years, with new technologies and practices emerging to reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and waste reduction ... Renewable energy. Renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and geothermal have become increasingly popular on college and university campuses.

Senate votes to lift nuclear construction ban

The State Journal-Register 31 Mar 2023
“This is a large change in energy policy for the state of Illinois,” Rezin said ... Jack Darin, the head of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club, told Capitol News Illinois earlier this month that his organization doesn’t believe nuclear energy is “clean energy,” citing concerns over the environmental impact of nuclear waste.

New spent nuclear fuel disposal program begins at Savannah River Site

The Post and Courier 31 Mar 2023
James Therrell, SRNS program manager, said integration between SRNS, the manager and operator of the Department of Energy-owned site located 20 miles south of Aiken, and SRMC, the liquid waste contractor at the site, and support from Department of Energy was paramount to ensure ...

Brita Sailer to present on recycling at HCLL April 4

The Bemidji Pioneer 31 Mar 2023
As the owner/operator of Sailer Environmental Consulting, she has over 20 years of experience in Minnesota in environmental, energy management and solid waste fields including recycling, waste reduction, construction, demolition, household hazardous waste and public education.

How can local authorities utilise energy networks for decarbonisation?

Open Access Government 31 Mar 2023
Local authority buildings such as schools, residential areas and healthcare facilities require significant resourcing and are often reliant on a network of energy, water, waste and transport services, which, when integrated, can offer significant savings and benefits across the community.

Extracting methane from rice straw to produce clean fuel

Manila Bulletin 31 Mar 2023
“(It) will generate biogas as clean energy from waste rice straw and provide an innovative package of technology services for rice farmers,” said Dr ... “At the biogas hub, a dryer dries the rice grain with energy from the rice wastes, another removes the husk and another mills the ...

SteelPhalt, a Harsco Environmental Company, Earns Research Grant Through Industrial Energy ...

Eagle-Tribune 31 Mar 2023
The grant funds will enable SteelPhalt to conduct a feasibility study on energy-efficient solutions for asphalt production ... The research will seek to identify ways to capture the waste heat in the exhaust gases and transform it into electrical power, with the objective of reducing the energy demand and carbon impact of the process.

Solar-powered ‘sand-based battery’ thermal energy storage project underway in Italy

Energy Storage News 31 Mar 2023
Its technology uses electricity and waste heat to heat crushed rocks to high temperatures, storing it for later use including long-duration energy storage (LDES) and multi-day applications ... touting that it can be fully powered by forms of energy including waste heat and biomass.

Guernsey's emissions lower than pre-pandemic - States

Yahoo Daily News 31 Mar 2023
... reductions in transport and commercial energy use due to lockdowns," she said ... Deputy de Sausmarez also credited a waste reduction strategy - which sees non-recyclable waste exported via the UK to Sweden to be incinerated and turned into energy - for emissions reductions.

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In this photo provided by the Belarusian Presidential Press Service, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko delivers a state-of-the nation address in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, March 31, 2023
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