conservation of energy resources
Summary: Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
Publications232 found, 100 shown here
- Gobbling up waste to produce fuel oilRebecca Renner
Environ Sci Technol 37:389A-390A. 2003
- Global warming and extinctions of endemic species from biodiversity hotspotsJay R Malcolm
Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, M5S 3B3, Canada
Conserv Biol 20:538-48. 2006....
- Energy biotechnology with cyanobacteriaS Andreas Angermayr
Molecular Microbial Physiology Group, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Curr Opin Biotechnol 20:257-63. 2009..This review describes this approach via the biosynthesis of fermentation end products, like alcohols and hydrogen, driven by solar energy, from water (and CO2)...
- Ethanol for a sustainable energy futureJose Goldemberg
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Science 315:808-10. 2007..These include Brazilian sugarcane ethanol, which, after 30 years of production, is a global energy commodity that is fully competitive with motor gasoline and appropriate for replication in many countries...
- Life-cycle energy production and emissions mitigation by comprehensive biogas-digestate utilizationShaoqing Chen
State Key Joint Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, PR China
Bioresour Technol 114:357-64. 2012..Regarding digestate reuse, a tradeoff between energy and environmental performance can be obtained by focusing on the substitution for top-dressing, base fertilizers, and the application to seed soaking...
- Opportunities for renewable bioenergy using microorganismsBruce E Rittmann
Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, P O Box 875701, Tempe, Arizona 85287 5701, USA
Biotechnol Bioeng 100:203-12. 2008..Algae or cyanobacteria may be the best option to produce bioenergy at rates high enough to replace a substantial fraction of our society's use of fossil fuels...
- Ethanol-diesel fuel blends -- a reviewAlan C Hansen
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois, 1304 W Pennsylvania Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Bioresour Technol 96:277-85. 2005..Further work is required in specifying acceptable fuel characteristics, confirming the long-term effects on engine durability, and ensuring safety in handling and storing ethanol-diesel blends...
- Biofuels and biodiversity: principles for creating better policies for biofuel productionMartha J Groom
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell, WA 98011 8246, USA
Conserv Biol 22:602-9. 2008....
- Integrating risk assessment and life cycle assessment: a case study of insulationYurika Nishioka
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Risk Anal 22:1003-17. 2002..We discuss the methodology to be used to integrate life cycle calculations, which can ultimately yield estimates that can be compared with costs to determine the influence of external costs on benefit-cost calculations...
- Life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from plug-in hybrid vehicles: implications for policyConstantine Samaras
Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:3170-6. 2008....
- A technical, economic and environmental comparison of composting and anaerobic digestion of biodegradable municipal wasteJerry D Murphy
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:865-79. 2006..Anaerobic digestion with CH4-enriched biogas has the potential to save 1,451 kgCO2/t of biowaste treated as opposed to composting, which has the potential to save 1,190 kgCO2/t...
- Production of electricity from proteins using a microbial fuel cellJenna Heilmann
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park 16802, USA
Water Environ Res 78:531-7. 2006..A wastewater inoculum generated 33% less power than the MPW inoculum. The MFC was an effective method of wastewater treatment, demonstrated by >86% of biochemical oxygen demand and total organic carbon removal from wastewater...
- Modeling of urban solid waste management system: the case of Dhaka cityM A Sufian
Beximco Synthetics Ltd, Kabirpur, Savar, Dhaka 1344, Bangladesh
Waste Manag 27:858-68. 2007..Finally, this model can be used as a computer laboratory for urban solid waste management (USWM) policy analysis...
- Electricity generation and treatment of paper recycling wastewater using a microbial fuel cellLiping Huang
School of Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:349-55. 2008..These results demonstrate limitations to treatment efficiencies with actual wastewaters caused by solution conductivity compared to laboratory experiments under more optimal conditions...
- Towards practical implementation of bioelectrochemical wastewater treatmentRené A Rozendal
Advanced Water Management Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Trends Biotechnol 26:450-9. 2008..Here, we identify these challenges, provide an overview of their implications for the feasibility of bioelectrochemical wastewater treatment and explore the opportunities for future BESs...
- Quality control of waste to incineration--waste composition analysis in Lidköping, SwedenCecilia Mattsson Petersen
Department of Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Dalarna University College, Borlange, Sweden
Waste Manag Res 23:527-33. 2005..2-33.9 MJ kg(-1) DM. The industrial waste consisted of 35.9% biofuels, 62.0% fossil fuels, 1.6% non-combustible and 0.5% hazardous waste. The heat value was 19.5 MJ kg(-1) DM for the biofuels and 31.4 MJ kg(-1) DM for the fossil fuels...
- Electricity generation from artificial wastewater using an upflow microbial fuel cellZhen He
Environmental Engineering Science Program, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:5262-7. 2005..0 g COD/L/ day. Additionally, transport limitation due to insufficient substrate diffusion was shown by cyclic voltammetry (CV)...
- Impacts of biodiesel on pollutant emissions of a JP-8-fueled turbine engineEdwin Corporan
Air Force Research Laboratory Fuels Branch, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, USA
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:940-9. 2005..In addition to the combustion results, discussion of the physical and chemical characteristics of the blended fuels obtained using standard American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) fuel specifications methods are presented...
- Should we transport coal, gas, or electricity: cost, efficiency, and environmental implicationsJoule A Bergerson
Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:5905-10. 2005..For 1,000 miles and 9 gigawatts of power, a gas pipeline is cheapest, has less environmental discharges, uses less land, and is least obtrusive...
- Anaerobic digestion as a core technology in sustainable management of organic matterW Verstraete
Laboratory for Microbial Ecology and Technology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Water Sci Technol 52:59-66. 2005..There should be little doubt that by placing the focus of AD on the production of green energy and clean nutrients, the future of AD will be assured...
- Pilot-scale two-stage process: a combination of acidogenic hydrogenesis and methanogenesisS K Han
Department of Environmental Health, Korea National Open University, 169 Dongsung dong, Jongno gu, Seoul 110 791, Korea
Water Sci Technol 52:131-8. 2005..Over 120 days, the pilot-scale process resulted in large VS reduction of 70.9% at the high loading rate of 12.5 kg VS/m3/d in a short SRT of 8 days...
- Full-scale application of anaerobic digestion process with partial ozonation of digested sludgeH Yasui
Kurita Water Industries, 3 4 7, Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
Water Sci Technol 52:245-52. 2005..The process is suitable to apply to a low-loaded anaerobic digestion tank, where power production is used...
- Assessing the environmental burdens of anaerobic digestion in comparison to alternative options for managing the biodegradable fraction of municipal solid wastesM Haight
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
Water Sci Technol 52:553-9. 2005..The major benefit occurs as a result of the electricity produced from burning the biogas and then supplying the 'green power' to the local electrical grid...
- Anaerobic digestion as a sustainable solution for biosolids management by the Montreal metropolitan communityJ C Frigon
Environmental Bioengineering, Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council Canada, 6100 Royalmount, Montreal, QC, Canada
Water Sci Technol 52:561-6. 2005....
- Electricity generation from swine wastewater using microbial fuel cellsBooki Min
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Water Res 39:4961-8. 2005..These results demonstrate that animal wastewaters such as this swine wastewater can be used for power generation in MFCs while at the same time achieving wastewater treatment...
- Minimizing losses in bio-electrochemical systems: the road to applicationsPeter Clauwaert
Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 79:901-13. 2008..In this review, these losses and constraints are discussed from an electrochemical viewpoint. Finally, an overview of potential applications and innovative research lines is given for BESs...
- Optimizing the use of sludge treatment facilities at municipal WWTPsOtto Nowak
Department of Urban Technologies, University of Applied Sciences, FH Joanneum, Kapfenberg, Austria
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:1807-17. 2006..Finally, the benefits and constraints of optimizing the use of anaerobic digesters as production plants for energy (as biogas), also by means of co-fermentation of organic wastes will be explained...
- Electricity generation using a baffled microbial fuel cell convenient for stackingZhenglong Li
Department of Environmental Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
Bioresour Technol 99:1650-5. 2008..The hydraulic retention time (HRT) was examined as a factor influencing the power generation. When it was 15.5h, the voltage and the power density reached the maximum 0.413 V and 108 mW/m(2)...
- A state of the art review on microbial fuel cells: A promising technology for wastewater treatment and bioenergyZhuwei Du
National Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, People s Republic of China
Biotechnol Adv 25:464-82. 2007..This article presents a critical review on the recent advances in MFC research with emphases on MFC configurations and performances...
- Full chain energy analysis of fuel ethanol from cassava in ThailandThu Lan Thi Nguyen
The Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment, King Mongkut s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand
Environ Sci Technol 41:4135-42. 2007..Regarding supply potentials, about 35% of the national cassava production would be used to feed approved CFE factories. A shift of cassava to ethanol fuel rather than its current use for chip/pellet products could be a probable solution...
- Thermodynamic analysis of the energy recovery from the aerobic bioconversion of solid urban waste organic fractionFrancesco Di Maria
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Via G Duranti 1A 4, 06125 Perugia, Italy
Waste Manag 28:805-12. 2008..A theoretical model was proposed both for the biological process of the organic fraction, as well as for the heat recovery system. The most significant results are represented and discussed...
- Microbial production of hydrogen and ethanol from glycerol-containing wastes discharged from a biodiesel fuel production plant in a bioelectrochemical reactor with thionineShinsuke Sakai
Biomass Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hiro Suehiro 2 2 2, Kure, Hiroshima 737 0197, Japan telephone 81 823 72 1943 fax 81 823 72 1943
Biotechnol Bioeng 98:340-8. 2007..6-fold increase compared to the control experiment. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2007;98: 340-348. (c) 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
- Potential environmental benefits from increased use of bioenergy in ChinaShuyang Fan
Chengdu Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Number 9, Block 4, Renmingnan Road, Chengdu, China 610041
Environ Manage 40:504-15. 2007..It is important to recognize, however, that large increases in the use of biomass fuels also could result in socioeconomic and environmental problems such as less production of food and damage caused to natural habitats...
- Enhanced power from chambered benthic microbial fuel cellsMark E Nielsen
Hatfield Marine Science Center and College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA
Environ Sci Technol 41:7895-900. 2007..The power density increased 5-fold (140 mW/m2 vs 28 mW/m2) when low-pressure check valves allowed unidirectional flow through the chamber...
- Producing bio-based bulk chemicals using industrial biotechnology saves energy and combats climate changeB G Hermann
Science, Technology and Society, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
Environ Sci Technol 41:7915-21. 2007..Industrial biotechnology hence offers excellent opportunities for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing dependence on fossil energy sources and therefore has the potential to make inroads into the existing chemical industry...
- Good enough tools for global warming policy makingR H Socolow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 365:897-934. 2007..We also find that overshooting target levels is a bad idea. The quality of public discourse on this subject could be much enhanced if ball-park quantitative answers to these questions were more widely known...
- Environmental implications of municipal solid waste-derived ethanolYoussouf Kalogo
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 35 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A4, Canada
Environ Sci Technol 41:35-41. 2007..However, landfilling with LFG recovery either for flaring or for electricity production results in greater reductions in GHG emissions compared to MSW-to-ethanol conversion...
- Reviving the carbohydrate economy via multi-product lignocellulose biorefineriesY H Percival Zhang
Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 35:367-75. 2008..g., 30%) of transportation fuels through liquid biofuels, internal combustion engines in the short term, and would provide 100% transportation fuels by sugar-hydrogen-fuel cell systems in the long term...
- Production of hydrogen-rich gas from methane by thermal plasma reformYoung N Chun
BK 21 Team for Hydrogen Production, Department of Environmental Engineering, Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 57:1447-51. 2007..4% H2, 5.7% CO, 13.8% CO2, and 1.1% C2H2. The H2/CO ratio was 9.7, hydrogen yield was 93.7%, and the energy conversion rate was 78.8%. Hydrogen production with catalyst was effective, compared with no catalyst...
- Alternative fuels scrutinisedSharon Kuligowski
Health Estate 62:39-41. 2008..In the last few years, healthcare engineering professionals in the U.K. have started to consider seriously how to reduce carbon emissions by replacing, or supplementing, fossil fuels with biofuels...
- Microbial fuel cell cathodes: from bottleneck to prime opportunity?K Rabaey
Advanced Wastewater Management Centre, The University of Queensland, Gerhmann Building 60, Brisbane, QLD4072, Australia
Water Sci Technol 57:655-9. 2008..This paper addresses several recent developments in MFC cathode research, and demonstrates that energy generation is but an aspect of this versatile technology...
- Nitrilotriacetic acid degradation under microbial fuel cell environmentJae Kyung Jang
Water Environment and Remediation Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 39 1, Hawolgok dong, Sungbuk Ku, Seoul 136 791, Korea
Biotechnol Bioeng 95:772-4. 2006..The oligotrophic MFCs generated current with concomitant utilization of NTA when served as the sole organic compound, suggesting that NTA is oxidized its suitability as fuel in the MFCs...
- Operational results of an agricultural biogas plant equipped with modern instrumentation and automationJ Wiese
EnerCess GmbH, Robert Bosch Str 7, 32547 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Water Sci Technol 57:803-8. 2008..In this paper, the authors present technical details and operational results of a modern full-scale agricultural biogas plant using energy crops...
- Fermentative butanol production: bulk chemical and biofuelPeter Dürre
Institut für Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie, Universitat Ulm, 89069 Ulm, Germany
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1125:353-62. 2008..Two major companies have already committed themselves to biobutanol production as a biofuel additive. Thus, butanol fermentation is on the rise again...
- Mathematical modeling of biomass fuels formation processKrzysztof Gaska
Technologies and Installations for Waste Management, Silesian University of Technology, ul Konarskiego 18, 44 100 Gliwice, Poland
Waste Manag 28:973-85. 2008..This model is a datum-point in the numerical modeling of real processes, allowing a precise determination of the optimal elementary composition of formed fuels components, with assumed constraints and decision variables of the task...
- Alternative strategies for energy recovery from municipal solid waste Part A: Mass and energy balancesS Consonni
Department of Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano P zza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 20133 Milano, Italy
Waste Manag 25:123-35. 2005..The largest energy savings are achieved by combusting the MR residue "as is" in large scale plants; with cogeneration, primary energy savings can reach 2.5% of total societal energy use...
- Thermal exploitation of wastes with lignite for energy productionPanagiotis Grammelis
Institute for Solid Fuels Technology and Applications, Ptolemais, Greece
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 53:1301-11. 2003..Therefore, wastewood co-combustion with lignite can be realized, provided that the fuel handling and preparation can be practically performed in large-scale installations...
- Continuous electricity generation from domestic wastewater and organic substrates in a flat plate microbial fuel cellBooki Min
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:5809-14. 2004..These results demonstrate the versatility of power generation in a MFC with a variety of organic substrates and show that power can be generated at a high rate in a continuous flow reactor system...
- Electricity generation using an air-cathode single chamber microbial fuel cell in the presence and absence of a proton exchange membraneHong Liu
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Penn State Hydrogen Energy H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:4040-6. 2004..A cost-effective approach to achieving power densities in this range will likely require systems that do not contain a polymeric PEM in the MFC and systems based on direct oxygen transfer to a carbon cathode...
- Chicken electronics: a technology plucked from wasteLance Frazer
Environ Health Perspect 112:A564-7. 2004
- Extracting hydrogen and electricity from renewable resourcesBruce E Logan
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:160A-167A. 2004
- Anaerobic digestion and methane generation potential of rose residue in batch reactorsIsmail Tosun
Department of Environmental Engineering, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 39:915-25. 2004..Methane production results were analyzed with first-order and Chen&Hashimoto's models, and Chen&-Hashimoto's model was found to be more suitable than first-order kinetic model...
- Production of electricity during wastewater treatment using a single chamber microbial fuel cellHong Liu
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Penn State Hydrogen Energy, H2E Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:2281-5. 2004....
- Thermal efficiency and environmental performances of a biogas-diesel stationary engineA Bilcan
Ecole des Mines de Nantes, Departement Systèmes Energétiques et Environnement, La Chantrerie, 4, Rue Alfred Kastler, BP 20722 44070, Nantes, Cedex 3, France
Environ Technol 24:1165-73. 2003..Based on exhausts gas temperature, the activation energy and the pre-exponential factor of an Arrhenius law were then proposed, resulting in a simpler mean to predict NOx...
- Recycling of spent nickel-cadmium batteries based on bioleaching processNanwen Zhu
College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Waste Manag 23:703-8. 2003....
- Renewable energy for the aeration of wastewater pondsI Hobus
Institute of Environmental Engineering, Department of Sanitary Engineering, Technical University of Berlin, Strasse des 17 Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Water Sci Technol 48:365-72. 2003....
- Biosolids--a fuel or a waste? An integrated appraisal of five co-combustion scenarios with policy analysisElise Cartmell
Sustainable Systems Department, School of Industrial and Manufacturing Science, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 OAL, UK
Environ Sci Technol 40:649-58. 2006..Incongruities within current energy and waste management policy are discussed and conclusions for improved understanding are drawn...
- A unique microbial fuel cellBarbara Booth
Environ Sci Technol 39:191A-192A. 2005
- [Biological wastewater treatment and simultaneous generating electricity from organic wastewater by microbial fuel cell]Shi jie You
School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, China
Huan Jing Ke Xue 27:1786-90. 2006....
- Assessment of the environmental impact of management measures for the biodegradable fraction of municipal solid waste in São Paulo CityMara Regina Mendes
Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
Waste Manag 23:403-9. 2003..Regarding composting, the application of a biofilter for gas treatment reduced significantly the gaseous emissions...
- SynGas production from organic waste using non-thermal-pulsed dischargeYoung N Chun
Division of Environmental Engineering, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:430-6. 2005..645, CH4 = 0.081, C2H2 = 0.067, C3H6 = 0.049, CO = 0.008 and C2H4 = 0.004. The ratio of hydrogen to the other intermediates in the SynGas (H2/ITMs) was 3.1...
- Greenhouse gas production in wastewater treatment: process selection is the major factorJ Keller
Advanced Wastewater Management Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Water Sci Technol 47:43-8. 2003..Preliminary cost estimates confirm that the largely anaerobic process option is a fully competitive alternative to the mainly aerobic processes used, while achieving the same effluent quality...
- Emissions and energy efficiency assessment of baseload wind energy systemsPaul Denholm
University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:1903-11. 2005..Life-cycle emission rates of NOx and SO2 are also significantly lower than fossil-based systems...
- Cogeneration from thermal treatment of selected municipal solid wastes. A stoichiometric model building for the case study on PalermoF Lo Mastro
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Waste Manag 24:309-17. 2004..Results show that the thermal treatment of selected MSW, associated with a cogenerative recovery of energy, represents a relevant sustainable strategy of waste valorization as an alternative to fossil fuels...
- Microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatmentP Aelterman
Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Water Sci Technol 54:9-15. 2006..Overall, the MFC technology still faces major challenges, particularly in terms of chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal efficiency...
- A novel impeller configuration to improve fungal physiology performance and energy conservation for cephalosporin C productionYiming Yang
State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, PR China
J Biotechnol 161:250-6. 2012..Power consumption was dramatically decreased by 25% by using novel impeller configuration...
- Chaotic phenomenon and the maximum predictable time scale of observation series of urban hourly water consumptionJing qing Liu
Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
J Zhejiang Univ Sci 5:1053-9. 2004..These findings could have significant practical application for better prediction of urban hourly water consumption...
- A multi-criteria ranking of different technologies for the anaerobic digestion for energy recovery of the organic fraction of municipal solid wastesA Karagiannidis
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 483, GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Bioresour Technol 100:2355-60. 2009....
- Materials towards carbon-free, emission-free and oil-free mobility: hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles--now and in the futureKatsuhiko Hirose
Toyota Motor Corporation, Fuel Cell Development Group, 1 Toyota, Toyota, Aichi, Japan
Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 368:3365-77. 2010....
- Solid recovered fuels in the steel industryWerner L Kepplinger
Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Institute of Process Engineering and Environmental Protection, Leoben, Austria
Waste Manag Res 30:450-3. 2012..In the present article various solid recovered fuels and their applications in the metallurgical industry are detailed...
- [Critical tidal level for forestation with hypocotyls of Rhizophora stylosa Griff along Guangxi coast of China]Bin Yuan He
Guangxi Mangrove Research Center, Beihai 536007, Guangxi, China
Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 18:1702-8. 2007..It was proposed that the local mean sea level could be adopted as the critical tidal level for the forestation with hypocotyls of R. stylosa along the Guangxi coast...
- Least-desired index for assessing the effectiveness of grass riparian filter strips in improving water quality in an agricultural regionEly Kosnicki
Enns Entomology Museum, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
Environ Entomol 36:713-24. 2007..An argument for the use of chironomid based metrics in low gradient agricultural streams is presented...
- ZERO: probabilistic routing for deploy and forget Wireless Sensor NetworksXavier Vilajosana
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Rambla Poblenou 156 08018 Barcelona, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 10:8920-37. 2010..To cope with this "hot spot" problem we propose ZERO a combined approach at Network and Link layers to increase network lifespan while conserving reliability levels by means of probabilistic load balancing techniques...
- Modeling and analysis of energy conservation scheme based on duty cycling in wireless ad hoc sensor networkYun Won Chung
School of Electronic Engineering, Soongsil University, 511 Sangdo Dong, Dongjak Gu, Seoul, Korea
Sensors (Basel) 10:5569-89. 2010..The analytical methodology developed in this paper can be extended to other energy conservation schemes based on duty cycling with different sensor node states, without much difficulty...
- Litre-scale microbial fuel cells operated in a complete loopPeter Clauwaert
Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 83:241-7. 2009..Nevertheless, the bio-cathode activity still needs to be improved significantly with a factor 10-50 in order achieve desirable current densities of 1,000 A m(-3) MFC...
- Pulse current enhanced electrodialytic soil remediation--comparison of different pulse frequenciesTian R Sun
Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
J Hazard Mater 237:299-306. 2012..Substitution of the cation exchange membrane with filter paper resulted in a dramatic decrease in energy consumption, but this change impeded the acidification process and thus the removal of heavy metals decreased significantly...
- Production of dimethylfuran for liquid fuels from biomass-derived carbohydratesYuriy Román-Leshkov
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Nature 447:982-5. 2007..This catalytic strategy creates a route for transforming abundant renewable biomass resources into a liquid fuel suitable for the transportation sector, and may diminish our reliance on petroleum...
- Assessing global resource utilization efficiency in the industrial sectorMarc A Rosen
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada L1H 7K4
Sci Total Environ 461:804-7. 2013..A larger margin for improvement exists from an exergy perspective, compared to the overly optimistic margin indicated by energy. ..
- Evaluation energy efficiency of bioconversion knot rejects to ethanol in comparison to other thermochemically pretreated biomassZhaojiang Wang
Key Laboratory of Paper Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, Shandong Polytechnic University, Jinan 250353, China
Bioresour Technol 130:783-8. 2013..In this context, energy efficiency up to 717.7% was achieved for rejects, much higher than that of SPORL sample (283.7%) and DA sample (152.8%)...
- Please turn off the lights: the effectiveness of visual promptsReuven Sussman
Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Canada
Appl Ergon 43:596-603. 2012..Compared to previous research, the current study used an improved methodology with a larger number of study sites. This study demonstrated that a simple, well-designed sign can effectively encourage energy conservation...
- Engineering algae for biohydrogen and biofuel productionLaura L Beer
Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, USA
Curr Opin Biotechnol 20:264-71. 2009..Collectively, the progress that has been realized in these areas is rapidly advancing our ability to genetically optimize the production of targeted biofuels...
- Accommodating species identification errors in transect surveysPaul B Conn
National Marine Mammal Laboratory, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
Ecology 94:2607-18. 2013..Our results support using double-observer sampling protocols that guard against species misclassification (i.e., by recording uncertain observations as "unknown")...
- Hydrogen: the future energy carrierAndreas Züttel
EMPA Materials Sciences and Technology, Department of Environment, Energy and Mobility, Division of Hydrogen and Energy, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 368:3329-42. 2010..They are CO2 neutral and stored like fossil fuels. Conventional combustion engines and turbines can be used in order to convert the stored energy into work and heat...
- A two-population bio-electrochemical model of a microbial fuel cellR P Pinto
Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council, 6100 Royalmount Ave, Montreal, Que, Canada
Bioresour Technol 101:5256-65. 2010..Model analysis demonstrates the influence of operating conditions on MFC performance and suggests ways to maximize MFC power output. The model is suitable both for process optimization and on-line control applications...
- Simultaneous sewage treatment and electricity generation in membrane-less microbial fuel cellM M Ghangrekar
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Water Sci Technol 58:37-43. 2008..Maximum power density of 6.73 mW/m(2) (13.65 mW/m(3)) and maximum current density of 70.74 mA/m(2) was obtained in this membrane-less MFC with successful organic matter removal from wastewater...
- Municipal solid waste (MSW) as a renewable source of energy: current and future practices in ChinaHefa Cheng
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, PR China
Bioresour Technol 101:3816-24. 2010....
- Environmentally friendly gamma-MnO2 hexagon-based nanoarchitectures: structural understanding and their energy-saving applicationsChangzheng Wu
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, PR China
Chemistry 15:492-500. 2009....
- Wind energy and TurkeyAynur Aydın Coşkun
Department of Forest Law, Faculty of Foresetry, Istanbul University, 34473 Bahcekoy, Istanbul, Turkey
Environ Monit Assess 184:1265-73. 2012..This study examines the way in which Turkey has developed support for wind power, presents a SWOT analysis of the wind power sector in Turkey and a projection was made for the concrete success expected to be accomplished in the future...
- Estimating net primary production of Swedish forest landscapes by combining mechanistic modeling and remote sensingTorbern Tagesson
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis, Lund University, Sweden
Ambio 38:316-24. 2009....
- Modular tubular microbial fuel cells for energy recovery during sucrose wastewater treatment at low organic loading rateJung Rae Kim
Sustainable Environment Research Centre, Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF37 1DL, UK
Bioresour Technol 101:1190-8. 2010..This modular tubular design can reproducibly distribute bioprocesses between successive modules and could be scalable, acting as a polishing stage while reducing energy requirements in wastewater treatment...
- Solar energy demand (SED) of commodity life cyclesBenedetto Rugani
Department of Chemistry, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Environ Sci Technol 45:5426-33. 2011....
- Energy life cycle assessment of rice straw bio-energy derived from potential gasification technologiesJe Lueng Shie
Department of Environmental Engineering, National I Lan University, 1, Sec 1, Shen Lung Road, I Lan 26041, Taiwan
Bioresour Technol 102:6735-41. 2011..On-site briquetting of refused-derived fuel (RDF) provides an alternative means of reducing transportation energy requirements. Bio-energy sources, such as waste rice straw, provide an ideal material for the bio-fuel plant...
- Comparison of PM emissions from a commercial jet engine burning conventional, biomass, and Fischer-Tropsch fuelsPrem Lobo
Center of Excellence for Aerospace Particulate Emissions Reduction Research, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri 65409, United States
Environ Sci Technol 45:10744-9. 2011....
- Opting for new central plantDonald Glynn
Royal Brisbane Hospital
Health Estate 56:27-32. 2002..The review was prepared by Donald Glynn, energy manager/plant operations, Royal Brisbane Hospital...
- Bright ideasKaren Sandrick
Health Facil Manage 15:12-6. 2002
- Canada boosts spending on scienceDavid Spurgeon
Nature 421:880. 2003
- Life cycle assessment of automobile/fuel optionsHeather L MacLean
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 35 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A4
Environ Sci Technol 37:5445-52. 2003..The principles of green design developed by Anastas and Zimmerman (Environ. Sci. Technol. 2003, 37, 94A-101A) and the use of a life cycle approach provide insights on the key sustainability issues associated with the various options...
- Community conceptsThomas Yeung
Health Estate 58:50-1. 2004..This team offers an integrated approach to clean community-based energy generation, energy management, waste and water management, sustainable transport, and sustainable buildings/communities...
- Eliminating non-renewable CO2 emissions from sewage treatment: an anaerobic migrating bed reactor pilot plant studyKen Hartley
Ken Hartley Pty Ltd, Queensland, Australia
Biotechnol Bioeng 95:384-98. 2006..An AMBR operating at ambient temperature can achieve up to 70% conversion of sewage COD to methane, depending on SRT and temperature...
- Making the case. Selling energy management initiatives to executivesJennifer Kearney
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA
Health Facil Manage 19:27-30. 2006
- Healthy heatingLynne Phair
Crawley Primary Care Trust
Nurs Older People 16:10-2. 2004
- Chronic respiratory effects of early life PM exposureKirk Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006..Using neural tube defects as a prototype health endpoint, we will develop a generalized framework for applying these methods to a wide variety of health endpoints, including autism, asthma, ADHD, and obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air PollutionJonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Age, Lead, Exposure, and Neurobehavioral DeclineBrian Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..