“Garbage in —> Energy out” Biomass offers efficient, environmentally-positive generation and helps secure provision in a world where traditional fuels are subject to price fluctuation and adverse geopolitical influences. Developing countries such as Burma, Honduras or Nigeria, which all reported developments in the month, can more easily meet their growing electricity generation needs. “Large scale…

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Stanford Report – Aug 22, 2014 Hydrogen gas is used to power zero-emissions fuel cell vehicles, but most hydrogen is made from fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. Stanford University Professor Hongjie Dai has developed an emissions-free electrolytic device that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen at room temperature. The device runs on an…

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A Stanford study outlines how power from facilities such as the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California’s Mojave Desert can be part of the state’s renewable energy future. A new Stanford study finds that it is technically and economically feasible to convert California’s all-purpose energy infrastructure to one powered by clean, renewable energy. The plan shows…

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Commuter car with two seats, three wheels and gets 84 miles to the gallon, is close to US production. Phoenix-based Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny Elio, which has a starting price of US$6,800. The company plans to start making the vehicles next fall at a former General Motors Co. (GM)…

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Kimberley, B.C., will be home to largest solar project west of Ontario With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, it’s no surprise that the City of Kimberley in the B.C. Rockies has its sights set on solar power. Today, the city is an alpine ski resort with world-class recreation. But it wasn’t always known for…

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Esatco is proud to participate in the ISO 9001 verification audit of the construction process pertaining to the “BlueNose II” project on a recent visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Also visited Lunenburg, NS to see the Blue Nose II at dock after several sea trials.

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Over the past few months, nine companies have invested between $5 million and $10 million each into the fund: Colgate Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, Keurig Green Mountain. PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. More investors are expected to be announced in the next…

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Esatco is proud to recently participate in the largest construction project ever in Windsor-Essex history.  Recently, Esatco completed an internal quality audit and various supplier audits for this project.  

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Why do SMEs implement integrated management systems ? The main reason is that many SMEs are suppliers to large companies that impose quality and environmental requirements on their supply chain. In many cases, these requirements can only be met by implementing a management system and being certified. Also, governments apply quality, environmental and even sustainability criteria…

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Cereal maker Kellogg says it’s stepping up efforts to reduce carbon emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative to be more environmentally friendly. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company said August 13 it will require key suppliers such as farms and mills to measure and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions. It’s…

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