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'Like a miracle': Poo powering Kenya's modern farmers

Aug 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Biogas is filling a gap in East Africa, where developing economies are fast growing but power is costly, unreliable or non-existent

Farmer Samuel Mwangi cleans a cow shed at his farm in Ikinu, Kiambu county 28km from the capital, on May 16, 2019.  Simon MAINA / AFP

Rice straw biogas facility in Laguna makes use of waste

Jun 24, 2019 - 3:47 PM

The Rice Straw to Biogas project is the first of its kind and scale in the Philippines to use leftover rice straw to produce food, fuel, and soil conditioner

GLIMPSE. The country’s first rice straw biogas facility is set to formally open in Victoria, Laguna on June 26, 2019. Photo from Straw Innovations Ltd Press Release

What waste: human excrement can fuel developing world

Nov 04, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries

Lights off for Earth Hour's global crowdfunding call

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Earth Hour 2014 aims to raise money for local environmental projects including providing fiberglass boat technology for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

FOR CROWDFUNDING. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Director Marc Webb of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' attend the Earth Hour Kick-Off with Spider-Man, The First Super Hero Ambassador for Earth Hour. Photo by AFP

German firms in Manila to seek bioenergy deals

Jan 24, 2013 - 12:38 PM

Eight German companies engaged in renewable energy industry are in the Manila to seek partnerships with local companies for the establishment of bioenergy production facilities