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Human waste power plant goes online in the UK

Human waste power plant goes online in the UK
The new biogas plant, sited next to the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, has been officially opened by Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne Image Gallery (3 images) The biomethane project that turns human waste into green gas that we featured in May has now gone live. The project is now converting the treated sewage of 14 million Thames Water customers into clean, green gas and is pumping that gas into people's homes. The new biogas plant – sited next to the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire – has been officially opened by Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne, who said: "It's not every day that a Secretary of State can announce that, for the first time ever in the UK, people can cook and heat their homes with gas generated from sewage. Hoped to be the first of many such installations, the process starts when one of Thames Water's 14 million customers flushes the loo. The average person is said to produce about 30kg/66lbs (dry weight) of sludge every year. Related:  Waste to EnergyINGENUITY

Cow Power potential is no bull July 24, 2008 Cows provide us with milk, meat, and leather jackets, but it’s possible that we’re turning our noses up at their most valuable offering to society. A study published in the Institute of Physics’ Environmental Research Letters section today claims that by converting livestock manure to biogas, the United States could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and generate up to 108.8 billion kW h – 2.9% of the country’s total electricity requirement. The bovine contribution to climate change is no secret, and the concept of harnessing their, er, emissions to provide power is not new. However, the journal paper, titled “Cow Power: The Energy and Emissions Benefits of Converting Manure to Biogas”, is the first study to examine in detail what the energy and environmental consequences would be. The EPA and EIA estimate that between 57.1 and 117.9 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents were emitted annually from undigested animal manure in 2005 and 2006.

Cloudbuster & Orgone Generator: How to disperse Chemtrails HHG Construction If you want to clear out the unpleasant entities from your immediate environment, expel parasitic/predatory ET’s from your auric field, neutralize the energetic effects of chemtrails, etc., just make one or more of these and put it on the ground or in your house, according to your intuitive promptings. My partner, Carol, and I have found ! them very effective for minimizing the deadly orgone fields around nuke plants, even the ones built on natural vortices (sick puppies did that intentionally). There are plenty of people who are nice, but these aren’t generally smart. You might think I’m digressing, but the Y factor is very important when working with orgone. Most people will be content to have a HHG in the home to keep the energy clean and healthy there. If you can dowse with a pendulum or rods, etc., that may be the best way to find the right spot to put a HHG. If your house is built on one of these leyline junctions, though, lucky you! Orgone is omnipresent.

Waste-To-Energy plant ready to process holiday garbage - News Story - KXLY Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. - Christmas has come and gone, it's time to deal with all of those empty gift boxes and crumpled balls of wrapping paper, and Spokane's waste to energy plant workers are ready to take in your holiday garbage. All of your yuletide trash you take the waste-to-energy plant eventually ends up on the tipping floor of the waste incinerator. "It tends to plug up. From there the trash is loaded into the hopper in two-ton bites. "We destroy the volatile organics and other hazardous components in the garbage itself," Taam said. And at the same time the burning garbage super-heats the hot water pipes that surround the boiler and generate steam. "Steam into the turbine, turbine turns the shaft which turns the generator which makes electricity," Taam said. Enough electricity to power 13,000 homes and, waste-to-energy officials say, the plant creates no more air pollution than 10 wood stoves each day.

Plasma Gasification Plant Benefits For Municipal Waste Management | Global Climate Issues Plasma Gasification Plant Benefits For Municipal Waste Management Plasma Gasification Plant (PGP) projects are being developed by at least five gas plasma technology companies, and there are real benefits to be obtained from this technology for the destruction of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). There is some debate still whether the process has been demonstrated to be a vaible technology which can be reliably operated by our waste management companies at reasonable cost and in compliance with all emissions regulations. However, the consensus seems to be largely in acceptance now that the technology is largely proven and inherently cleaner than incineration. Although, gasification is used as a power generating technology, and gas plasma plants do provide a power feed-in to the local power grid, it should be realised by all that the purpose of selecting plasma gasification is currently that of achieving maximum waste mass destruction.

How to Make "Chembusters" (CB's) From Don Croft & Ken Adachi's "Goodbye Chemtrails, Hello Blue Skies!" on History of the Cloudbuster The Wilhelm Reich Cloudbuster was well known for its ability to create rain. But a problem existed with its continued use, in that the deadly orgone energy that it absorbed could in fact hurt the operator if it was not correctly "drained off". The Cloudbuster Re-Invented By utilizing the research of Wilhelm Reich, we have created a cheap, portable and easy-to-build device that consistently destroys Chemtrails and heals the atmosphere. Join The Battle - Now! It is human nature to sit on the sidelines and think that one person cannot change the things that are happening to our country. A properly constructed CB unit should be able to greatly reduce the effects of chemtrails for about 45 miles in all directions (90 mile diameter) from the unit. With this device a mere few hundred concerned citizens can SHUT DOWN the multi-billion dollar chemtrail program. Dr.

ArtVPS - Shaderlight for SketchUp 3D Rendering Technology Plastic2Oil Converts Waste Plastic to Fuel – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and views Biofuels Published on July 5th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers A Canadian waste plastic-to-fuel company, John Bordynuik, Inc. (JBI), has developed a process that uses those plastics as a feedstock, and turns them into fuel. Under the moniker, Plastic2Oil, this alternative fuel company is branding itself as the domestic alternative fuel company that first developed and scaled an original processor that converts difficult-to-recycle waste plastics into separated, refined fuels. JBI reports it has successfully overcome traditional barriers in this field, including: The acceptance of unwashed, mixed waste plasticsRemoval of residue without processor shut downRefining of fuel without a high-cost distillation towerEquipment that is not susceptible to pinhole leaksEmissions are less than a natural gas furnace, while the process releases over 14 percent oxygen into the air Source: JBI In 2009 JBI began developing its Plastic2Oil technology with a laboratory desktop unit. PHOTO: Lexsample & JBI

German Village Produces 321% More Energy Than It Needs! It's no surprise that the country that has kicked butt at the Solar Decathlon competition (to produce energy positive solar houses) year after year is the home to such a productive energy-efficient village The village’s green initiative first started in 1997 when the village council decided that it should build new industries, keep initiatives local, bring in new revenue, and create no debt. Over the past 14 years, the community has equipped nine new community buildings with solar panels, built four biogas digesters (with a fifth in construction now) and installed seven windmills with two more on the way.. In the village itself, 190 private households have solar panels while the district also benefits from three small hydro power plants, ecological flood control, and a natural waste water system. Mayor Zengerle has gone to Romania, Berlin and the Black Sea Region to speak about how these places can transform their communities and make money in the process. Source: Inhabitat Related:

MIT World | Distributed Intelligence How Landfills Work" The basic parts of a landfill, as shown in Figure 3, are: Bottom liner system - separates trash and subsequent leachate from groundwaterCells (old and new) - where the trash is stored within the landfillStorm water drainage system - collects rain water that falls on the landfillLeachate collection system - collects water that has percolated through the landfill itself and contains contaminating substances (leachate)Methane collection system - collects methane gas that is formed during the breakdown of trashCovering or cap - seals off the top of the landfill Each of these parts is designed to address specific problems that are encountered in a landfill. Bottom Liner System A landfill's major purpose and one of its biggest challenges is to contain the trash so that the trash doesn't cause problems in the environment. Cells (Old and New) Perhaps, the most precious commodity and overriding problem in a landfill is air space. Storm Water Drainage Exclude liquids from the solid waste.

German Student Creates Electromagnetic Harvester That Gathers Free Electricity From Thin Air ~ Why Don't You Try This? A German student has built an electromagnetic harvester that recharges an AA battery by soaking up ambient, environmental radiation. These harvesters can gather free electricity from just about anything, including overhead power lines, coffee machines, refrigerators, or even the emissions from your WiFi router or smartphone. This might sound a bit like hocus-pocus pseudoscience, but the underlying science is actually surprisingly sound. We are, after all, just talking about wireless power transfer — just like the smartphones that are starting to ship with wireless charging tech, and the accompanying charging pads. Dennis Siegel, of the University of Arts Bremen, does away with the charging pad, but the underlying tech is fundamentally the same. In essence, every electrical device gives off electromagnetic radiation — and if that radiation passes across a coil of wire, an electrical current is produced. As a concept, though, Siegel’s electromagnetic harvester is very interesting. Related:

World’s Most Gorgeous Sewage Treatment Plant Will be Put INSIDE an Office Building – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and views Buildings Published on February 20th, 2011 | by Tina Casey A new office building for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is going to be home to a whole raft of green building technologies that are becoming pretty familiar, along with something a little unexpected: a beautifully disguised “green” sewage treatment plant right plunk in the middle of the lobby. Talk about hiding in plain sight! The installation, designed by the company Worrell Water Technologies, is integrated into the lobby design as well as exterior landscaping. Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment The installation is basically a constructed wetland, which is a wastewater treatment system that breaks down pollutants with plants and naturally occurring biological processes. Constructed Wetlands Knocking at the Door Worrell Water’s contribution is to move the concept into lush, formal landscaping for buildings through its “Living Machine” system. The New San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Building