Tag: organic waste

New funding offered for clean truck tech and fuels to reduce diesel exhaust’s impacts

New funding offered for clean truck tech and fuels to reduce diesel exhaust’s impacts

June 14, 2020 |

In New York, the NYC Department of Transportation and Empire Clean Cities, NY Senator Alessandra Biaggi, and other city officials and business leaders addressed the environmental injustice of bad air quality and attendant respiratory health problems arising from diesel exhaust and discussed remedies including fuels to replace diesel, such as renewable natural gas (RNG) made […]

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Tennessee startup licenses ORNL technology producing hydrogen gas from organic waste

Tennessee startup licenses ORNL technology producing hydrogen gas from organic waste

August 19, 2019 |

In Tennessee, Electro-Active Technologies, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup’s co-founders while working at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel. The system combines biology […]

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YMCA uses organic waste biofuel to heat pool and run boiler system

YMCA uses organic waste biofuel to heat pool and run boiler system

October 14, 2017 |

In Canada, the Northwest YMCA in Regina in Saskatchewan is now converting organic waste into biofuel to heat their swimming pool and fuel the boiler system. With a total project cost of $290,000, it will actually save the YMCA about $30,000 each year on natural gas costs. Because the project uses organic waste, it will […]

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