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biogas

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Apple looks to double its N.C. biogas fuel cell farm

The tech giant seeks to amp up its energy project and produce 10 megawatts of electricity -- making its farm the largest fuel cell project in the nation not run by an electric utility.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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Trash-powered cloud: Apple taps landfill biogas for data center

Apple discloses that the fuel cells at its North Carolina data center will run on biogas captured from landfills, part of its plan to operate using 60 percent on-site renewable energy.

By May. 1, 2012

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Fuel cell microgrids to get spark from renewable biogas

ClearEdge Power lands big deal with Gussing Renewable Energy in Austria to supply 50 megawatts worth of fuel cells over the next five years, one of the largest stationary fuel cell deals to date.

By Jan. 10, 2012

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Bloom Energy to power data center with biogas

NTT America says it will install Bloom Energy fuel cells running on biogas at its California data center as part of NTT's efficient data center initiative.

By Jul. 28, 2011

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Turning farm waste into biogas (photos)

Five small family dairy farms in Massachusetts will use an anaerobic digester to transform manure and food waste into biogas as a way to consume waste and generate revenue.

9 Images Apr. 4, 2011

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Biogas to produce power from fuel cells

Methane from a wastewater treatment plant and an egg farm in California will be captured and fed to a power-producing fuel cell.

By Aug. 20, 2010

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Harvest Power lands cash for compost, biogas

Hauler Waste Management and venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins boost investment in Harvest Power, which is pursuing different technologies around food and yard waste.

By Jan. 25, 2010

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Green news harvest: Tidal power in the U.K., biogas in Germany

Audio of Al Gore's speech on energy and climate change; bacteria could produce hydrogen from food waste; EPA issues report on health risks from climate change; SunPower battered by solar policy uncertainty; and Kleiner Perkins' green tech bet.

By Jul. 18, 2008

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Microsoft on scent of landfill-fueled data center

Redmond's Data Plant is a research project to run data centers with renewable biogas sourced locally at landfills or wastewater treatment plants for a cleaner and more reliable power supply.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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Microsoft speaks poop to power

Sometimes, power goes out, data centers go down, and people get annoyed. Now Microsoft is building a more reliable data center, powered by the byproducts of life.

By Nov. 19, 2012