Coffee: The Fuel Alternative that Powers London

Source: starternoise.com Published: January 19, 2015   When it comes to green solutions, creating low-cost, renewable energy is an excellent choice for a startup business. Creating energy from waste, without tapping into needed consumer resources, makes that energy...

Dutch Company Powers Streetlights and Phones with Living Plants

Source: goodnewsnetwork.org Published: January 12, 2015 In November, more than 300 LED lights were illuminated by a Dutch company that makes electricity from harnessing the power of living plants. This was the first commercial installation for Plant-e, a company that...

Scientists Turn Florida’s Rotten Tomatoes into Clean Energy

Source: sustainablebrands.com Published: April 30, 2016 Mike Hower Tomatoes are useful for a lot of things — mixing into salads, adding nutritional value to cheeseburgers, lobbing at struggling standup comics, and even making plastic for car parts. But a team of...

How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste into Electricity

Source: wrvo.org Published: April 5, 2016 Luke Runyon / KUNC, Harvest Public Media At the Heartland Biogas Project, millions of tons of food waste are collected and converted into usable methane gas By Luke Runyon Americans throw away about a third of our available...