FUEL FROM CHICKEN FEATHERS?

If we go by the stats, every year 11 billion pounds of poultry industry waste accumulates annually, because we have gigantic appetite for poultry products. They can’t be stuffed into pillows. Mostly they are utilized as low-grade animal feed. Scientists in Nevada have created a new and environmentally friendly process for developing biodiesel fuel from ‘chicken feather meal’. Professor Manoranjan […]

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Celebrating Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Eyewear

Happy Earth Day everyone! There’s no better way to celebrate than by getting in a so-called eco frame of mind! Lots of eyewear brands are jumping on the sustainable bandwagon, crafting specs ‘n’ sunnies that are not only trendy, but more importantly safe for the environment. Made of a variety of earth-friendly materials, these frames flaunt a slew of fashion-forward […]

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Suniva planning to build a $250M, 400 megawatt solar cell factory in Michigan

Suniva, a solar cell manufacturer of high efficiency silicon based monocrystalline photovoltaic solar cells, has just announced that they will be building their second solar cell manufacturing plant.  Suniva’s  new plant, to be based in Thomas Township in Michigan will ultimately produce about 400 megawatts of their ARTisun solar cells per year, and is expected to create hundreds of jobs.   […]

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Minnesota Wind Farm Set To Receive Gamesa Wind Turbine Order

The Big Blue wind farm in the town of Blue Earth, Minnesota will receive Gamesa’s newest wind turbine. Gamesa will provide the wind farm with 18 G97-2.0MW turbines, which are geared for low-wind sites, according to the company’s statement. The new wind turbines will allow for the greatest energy output in that location, thanks to a better aerodynamic blade design and nacelle […]

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