At Rogue Valley Clean Cities Coalition, we’re always interested in new ways scientists are learning to create renewable energy. Giant Micanthus is a plant that can grow to 12 or more feet in height every year, resembles bamboo, and according to the US Department of Energy, can produce fifteen times as much ethanol as other… Read More.
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.