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News of the week, Aug 20, 2007
Source: Sustainable Society USA  Author: Patrick Chen  Date: 2007-08-20  

* University of New Hampshire to Power Campus with Landfill Gas

The University of New Hampshire, in cooperation with Waste Management of New Hampshire, Inc., has launched EcoLine, a landfill gas project that will pipe enriched and purified gas from Waste Management's landfill in Rochester to the Durham campus. UNH is the first university in the nation to undertake a project of this magnitude.

The renewable, carbon-neutral landfill gas, from Waste Management's Turnkey Recycling and Environmental Enterprise (TREE) facility in Rochester, N.H., will replace commercial natural gas as the primary fuel in UNH's cogeneration plant, enabling UNH to receive 80-85 percent of its energy from a renewable source.

For more info:

http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story?id=49697

*  Q Microbe Shows Promise for Advancing Cellulosic Ethanol

SunEthanol Inc., a biofuels technology company, announced last week that it has secured funding to commercialize the Q Microbe, a unique natural bacteria capable of converting cellulose into ethanol.

The team believes that the Q Microbe's CBP process can be used with a wide variety of plentiful biomass feedstocks including: switchgrass, corn stover, wheat straw, sugar cane bagasse, and wood pulp.

For more info you may check:

http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story;jsessionid=3941B1B042CFCC6E81EA761A815360FF?id=49700

 

 

 

 


 
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