Friday, 7 March 2008

Energy in the UK

Have a look at this site for lots of info on renewable and non renewable resources. Pros and cons here in this video

One here from Greenpeace

The power of cow dung can be electric

A dairy farm in California said yesterday that it had found a new way to generate electricity for households — using a vat of liquid cow manure. As cow manure decomposes it produces methane, a greenhouse gas more damaging than carbon dioxide. Scientists say that controlling methane emissions from animals such as cows will be hugely important in preventing climate change.
Methane can also be captured and treated to produce renewable gas, which can be used instead of coal to run electricity-generating plants.
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