Water energy

United Arab Emirates University researchers develop low-energy desalination system – News

The new system will significantly reduce energy consumption during the desalination process Researchers at the University of the United Arab Emirates (UAEU) have invented a new desalination system that significantly reduces energy consumption during the desalination process. By developing the new desalination system, scientists at the university’s National Water and Energy Center have achieved an unprecedented scientific breakthrough that has …

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Berea College brings hydroelectric power to the region with a new dam

Berea College RAVENNA, Ky. (BC Public Relations) – Berea College is the first higher education institution in the country to complete construction of a hydroelectric power station, located at Lock and Dam 12 on the Kentucky River near Ravenna, Ky. The demonstration Small Scale The project produces on average about half of the electricity the College uses on an annual …

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Blockage of online authorization system slows PV installations

Local solar and photovoltaic contractors say there is a blockage in the permit pipeline of the county’s new EPIC online permit system. A slowdown in permits was expected with the switch to an online permit system at the end of July. But, while most builders and contractors polled in an informal West Hawaii Today survey said permits are starting to …

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The best eco-friendly companies to invest in

agnormark / Getty Images / iStockphoto Businesses around the world often get a bad rap for wasting the environment, and many deserve that reputation. However, there are a plethora of companies that make environmentally friendly products. And while eco-friendly businesses were once on the fringes of traditional investments, they are now at the center of the scene. [rock-component id=”1140902″] Thanks …

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Don’t you have a cow? Perfect Day Life Cycle Assessment Highlights Sustainability Benefits of Animal-Free Dairy Protein

Life cycle assessment(LCA) – conducted by consultancy firm WSP USA and critically reviewed by a panel of independent experts in accordance with the ISO 14067 GHG emissions standard – showed that Perfect Day’s production of non-animal whey protein Reduces blue water consumption by 96-99%, and non-renewable energy use by 29-60% compared to conventional production methods. The assessment extends the scope …

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People of Color Take a Toll Due to Environmental Hazards

In August 2015, Steve Benally walked out of his Halchita, Utah, Navajo Nation home and heard a warning: do not use the water. The Gold King mine near Silverton, Colorado, had dumped toxic sewage into the Animas River watershed. The big picture: Benally would lose his crop and suffer side effects on health, highlighting one of the environmental dangers some …

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Conservation group supports moratorium on lake turbines | News, Sports, Jobs

By JEAN D’AGOSTINO [email protected] An important voice has been heard regarding the potential placement of wind turbines in Lake Erie. At its September meeting, the New York State Conservation Council said publicly that it was calling for a “Permanent moratorium on the development of offshore industrial wind turbines in all waters of the Great Lakes. The installation of wind turbines …

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City authority approves sale of water for hydraulic fracturing site

Westmoreland County Municipal Authority board members on Friday approved a deal to sell raw, untreated water to a local energy company for a new gas well to be drilled next year at Upper Burrell. The deal will allow Olympus Energy of Canonsburg to purchase up to 2.2 million gallons of water per day from the authority’s Beaver Run reservoir for …

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Urban agriculture thrives in northeast Ohio but faces challenges

The idea of ​​urban agriculture is simple. Take vacant and unused urban land and turn it into something that gives back to the community. And while urban agriculture thrives in Northeast Ohio, farmers still face many challenges. Steve Larson, Director of Living urban farms, spreads mulch with a wheelbarrow to prevent weeds from growing around its planted crops. He slowly …

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Tommy Thompson undergoes surgery after waterskiing accident

Interim University of Wisconsin president Tommy Thompson underwent surgery Thursday morning following a water-skiing accident, according to a post on his Facebook page. The former governor, who is a few months away from his 80th birthday, said he needed to “reattach my biceps to the tendon”. UW System spokesman Mark Pitsch said Thursday morning that Thompson “was in a bit …

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