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New Wastewater Treatment Technology May Increase Biogas Production

A new water filtration technology that could provide more renewable energy to power wastewater treatment systems, is receiving federal funding. The FedDev Ontario grant is being used to evaluate the integration of MicroClear flat sheet membranes with the current system as an effective method for increasing biogas production generated from the treatment of wastewater. The… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Students Join Team Ontario for Solar Decathlon

A team comprised of students from three Ontario institutions including Queen’s, is one of only 20 collegiate teams to earn a place in the US Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition. Team Ontario is a partnership among Algonquin College, Carleton University, and Queen’s University and will bring students from a variety of disciplines together… Keep Reading

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12 Energy-Related Predictions for 2012 in Canada

Does Canada need more energy supply or more insulation? It is estimated that almost a third of Canada’s current energy consumption is used for heating and cooling buildings and homes; a figure that could be cut in half with proper conservation initiatives. Within the context of insulation, here are the 2012 Canadian energy conservation predictions… Keep Reading

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University: Second-Generation Ethanol Processing is Cost Prohibitive

Costs for second-generation ethanol processing, which will ease the stress on corn and sugarcane, are unlikely to be competitive until 2020, according to a unique Queen’s University study. “This study really lays out in black and white where we are and where we are going,” says Warren Mabee, an assistant professor in the School of… Keep Reading

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