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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 December 4, 2012


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


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 January 10, 2012


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 July 28, 2011


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 By April 4, 2011


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 August 20, 2010


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 January 25, 2010


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 July 18, 2008


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 April 23, 2012


Dairy farm feeds grid with manure and food waste

Five New England dairy farms will make biogas from manure and food waste and then sell electricity onto the grid, giving them a way to make money and recycle organic material.

By April 4, 2011