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Household biogas digesters © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Biogas is a flammable gas produced by organic materials after it has been decomposed and fermented by anaerobic bacteria in tightly sealed environmental digesters under certain temperature,...

Hybrid Technology © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Hybrid technology systems combine two or more technologies with the aim to achieve efficient systems. Possible combinations are: wind-solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid systems, wind-diesel hybrid...

Hydro Dams for Large-Scale Electricity Supply image large scale hydro

Hydro power plants capture the energy released by water falling through a turbine and converts this into mechanical power, which drives generators to produce electricity. Today’s hydropower...

Hydrogen technologies Utsira Wind-Hydrogen Site

Hydrogen is considered an important fuel for future use in transportation, central and distributed electric power, portable power and combined heat and power for industrial development. The...

Integrated gasification combined-cycle tampa integrated combined cycle coal plant

Coal gasification technology, often referred to as Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC), is the process of gasifying coal to produce electricity. The coal is gasified by burning finely-...

Methane Capture at Landfills for Electricity and Heat © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Under the anaerobic (oxygen free) conditions of landfill sites, organic waste is broken down by micro-organisms, leading to the formation of landfill gas (LFG). LFG is a gaseous mixture which...

Natural Gas Combined Cycle plants © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Fuel switching, or the replacement of fossil fuels with a high carbon content with low-carbon fuels, is one of the principal methods suggested to reduce CO2 emissions from energy...

Ocean energy: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

Ocean Energy: Salinity gradient for electricity generation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Five basic forms of ocean energy can be harvested for to generate electricity and fresh water by various means: a)...

Ocean energy: Tidal barrage © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

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