Thursday, October 8, 2015

From Poop to Power!

Did you know that over 90% of Costa Rica’s power comes from renewable power sources?  Or that Denmark makes 50% of its energy at cogen plants?  Even iceland produces 25% of its electricity from geothermal sources! 

So how has the U.S. started harnessing its local resources?  Well the folks in Washington DC are turning lemons into lemonade!  Voters from every other part of the nation often accuse folks in Washington DC of being full of …..ahem…..number 2.  So now we’re turning it into power!  Check out this Washington Post article about how Washington DC is using sludge from its wastewater treatment plant to produce electricity.  This news is definitely reason to smile!



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