Cheese energy could power hundreds of UK homes

The Wensleydale Creamery makes one of England’s best-loved varieties of cheese, but it also produces waste. Now, the bi-products are being put to use creating biogas – the latest evidence of the growing role of cheese in green energy production.

This Chinese megacity is building a giant waste-to-energy plant

The architects of what is set to be the world’s largest waste-to-energy plant describe their creation as simple, clean and iconic. It’s a mammoth structure which sits on the outskirts of the city of Shenzhen and will process up to 5,000 tonnes of waste each day.

America’s shift from coal to renewable energy has begun

A study found that the U.S. had more capacity installed for renewable energy than coal for the first time. The U.S. generated more electricity from renewable sources than from coal for the first time ever this April, The Guardian reported Wednesday..