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
HiTech Agro Energy believes that biomass energy is critical to the future of power generation. In this infographic, we show the benefits, promise, and opportunity of biomass energy for communities across the world. Biomass energy provides: Thousands of jobs in local communities; Abundant renewable energy; Reduced reliance on fossil fuels; and Steady, reliable clean power… Continue reading The Promise & Opportunity of Biomass Energy
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
As we all get older, we appreciate our Moms more than ever. This is especially true if you’re a parent. Most of us have to be asking ourselves, “How did she ever put up with me?” So we try our best to say thank you with flowers, gifts, and Sunday brunch. Mom always says she’s… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to Mother Earth
Spreading knowledge on the impact of climate change is no longer just a job for environmental experts and politicians, but a responsibility for every person on earth - the ‘rich and famous’ notwithstanding!