For thousands of years, people have burned wood for heat. From campfires to fireplaces, people love the idea of a wood fire heating their house. But wood-burning appliances and fireplaces may emit large quantities of air pollutants. Wood smoke contains hundreds of chemical compounds including nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, organic gases, and particulate matter, many of… Continue reading It’s time for the pellet to shine.
Take any village in Tanzania and processions of women carrying thick branches of firewood piled on their heads on their way home every evening is a common sight. However, it is not without consequences for the environment, and Tanzania and many other African countries are rapidly losing their primary forests. Woodfuel, primarily used for cooking and home… Continue reading Briquettes – New energies against deforestation in Africa
The Great Smog of Delhi is an ongoing severe air-pollution event in New Delhi and adjoining areas in the National Capital Territory of India, in November 2017. Air pollution at this time peaked on both PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels. It has been reported as one of the worst levels of air quality in Delhi since 1999. The current majority of analysis sources are hinting towards… Continue reading The Great Smog Of Delhi – Small Steps To Prevent It
Pellets are a great, economical way to heat your home. Learn some of the facts of why to consider pellets as this winters heat source. Wood pellet are produced by compressing the wood that come from, mostly, waste wood of sawmills, or wood-processing manufactures. One ton of wood pellets has the energy equivalency of 2.8… Continue reading Fascinating facts about wood pellet fuel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may want a “Swachh Bharat” (clean India) by 2019, but sweeping the streets does not address the enormity of India's real garbage challenge. s prosperity grows, 62 million tonnes of garbage is generated everyday by the 377 million people living in urban India, now the world's third-largest garbage generator. However, it’s… Continue reading Making Fuel Pellets from Solid Wastes
It's Easy Hi Tech Agro Energy is all about going green. Helping the planet can be as easy as reducing the amount of waste you produce. Doing small things as using a reusable bottle or printing less, can make a difference. If you would like to know what else you can do, check out this infographic… Continue reading 10 Tips to Create Less Waste and a Happier Planet
What You Didn't Know About Energy Efficiency Climate change has inspired multiple countries to join together to reduce carbon emissions, decrease energy use, and become more sustainable. Many countries have encouraged Energy-Efficiency strategies by offering special tax and financial incentives for homeowners and the elderly. Currently, much of household energy is used towards heating, however, this… Continue reading Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked