Eco-friendly tyres, eco-friendly cars and eco-friendly cities in this week’s news.
Kampala Jellitone Suppliers is Ugandas first producer of briquettes made from agricultural waste. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009.
Aprovecho Reseach Center and Shengzhou Stove Manufacturer won The Energy Champion Award at the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy in 2009. The Aprovecho Research Centre in the US and Shenghou Stove Manufacturers in China have pooled their rich experience and skills to produce a cheap, robust and efficient stove for mass production to developing countries.
Reducing CO2 emissions from power generation by balancing the technology mix with more renewable and CO2 free technologies.
Excerpt from NWF 2008 Annual Report – Extraordinary partnerships can create meaningful change. NWF past board chair and leader in the minority environmental movement, Jerome Ringo, took a visit to meet one of NWF’s newest affiliates the Earth Conservation Corps, located just minutes from the nation’s Capital.
The issues of noise, health, visual impact and wildlife are debated with Vestas offering factual inputs and balanced perspectives.
Researchers are working on developing microbial fuel cells (MFC) that can generate electricity while accomplishing wastewater treatment.
The National Science Federation visits Colorado, a leader in wind energy technologies, to learn more about one of the fastest growing sources of renewable energy in the US. They also investigate how generators can turn the kinetic energy of wind into electrical current.
A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. Grameen has devised innovative micro-credit schemes to make solar energy affordable to ordinary households.