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Biomass, the Cinderella of renewable energies

Taking advantage of agricultural and forest biomass to generate electric power has an extraordinary and unequaled strategic value, far more superior to any other renewable source of energy.  By using agricultural and forest biomass, you purchase biofuel that is produced in Spanish rural areas, highly dependent on agricultural activities, and where the populations with the lowest income in Spain are. 

07/06/2021

Tungsteno

Turning organic waste into aviation fuel

If global aviation were a country, it would rank among the top 10 greenhouse gas emitters. A team of researchers claim to have found a way to use food waste, manure and sewage to create more sustainable fuel.

02/06/2021

Tungsteno

Nature’s secret code, the key to sustainable architecture?

The Fibonacci spiral has been used for centuries as a means of connecting with the divine and for aesthetic reasons. But is the so-called golden ratio just a fascinating way to achieve pleasing designs or does it actually contribute to making buildings more sustainable?

26/05/2021

Engineering

We build plants to purify polluted rivers

We have discovered an opportunity to create plants that can treat these contaminated waters and return them to the riverbed in perfect condition, even for crop irrigation.   

25/05/2021

iFridays

The Time in Between (‘El tiempo entre costuras’): stitches of innovation, entrepreneurship, and success

In last April’s iFriday, we talked about innovation, entrepreneurship, and of course, books. We did it through the voice of two entrepreneur women whose work has become one of the greatest publishing phenomena in recent times.

24/05/2021

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