Know any kids who are interested in science? At Rogue Valley Clean Cities Coalition, we want to provide you with educational information for your youngsters or to pass along to any teachers you may know! Here is an easy Q&A you can share with a young, budding scientist to help him or her learn more… Read More.
What is Renewable Natural Gas? Renewable natural gas (RNG), or biomethane, is a type of biofuel made from methane produced by decomposing organic material (“biomass”) in oxygen-free (“anaerobic”) conditions. Essentially, gas from the material is captured, and other matter such as water, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide are removed to purify the natural gas to… Read More.
Most of us are familiar with traditional petroleum products such as gasoline and diesel. Petroleum products, or fossil fuels, are made from organic material that died and decomposed in the ground millions of years ago. There is a finite amount of source material in our Earth, and much of that is located in foreign countries,… Read More.
Energy generation and consumption companies in the world today are increasingly recognizing the need to develop renewable energy sources. This comes at a point in time where concerns have been raised regarding the sustainability of fossil-based sources of energy, and the repercussions they pose to the environment in the form of environmental pollution. Energy generating… Read More.
Like many important questions, the answer is complicated. While it’s true that, at the point of delivery, renewable resources deliver energy with fewer environmental costs, the same can’t be said of what it takes to get that energy to market. It’s also true there are some sources that create new problems. One example is that wind farms kill… Read More.