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.
Most Gambians rely on mainly wood fuels to cook with and charcoal because of which Gambia is at a very vulnerable point now, with the amount of forest left. Desertification and deforestation are great problems facing developing nations like Gambia. Adequate means of disposing wastes are also lacking, hence, converting them to other useful products… Continue reading Can fuel briquettes from groundnut shells save Gambia?
What are wood pellets? Wood pellets are a common type of biomass. Biomass is any biological material that can be used as fuel—including grass, corn, wood, and biogas as well as other forestry and agricultural residues. Wood pellets are compressed byproducts from the forest products industry, often woodchips and sawdust. What are wood pellets used… Continue reading Everything you need to know about wood pellets
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
Using clean, renewable energy is one of the most important actions we can take to reduce our impact on the environment. The world is constantly on the lookout for reliable, inexpensive and renewable forms of energy. Fossil fuels are non-renewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In… Continue reading Making the Switch – Biomass Power as the Main Energy Source
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
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