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Current category: Biogas
Mainstreaming biogas

Mainstreaming biogas

Thursday 14th November 2013, 5:00pm

Did you catch us on The Project? It probably resulted in some interesting conversation while you were eating your dinner. But did you know that biogas is used for cooking? As we don't see much of it in Australia (or in other developed nations), the safety of b...

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What’s that smell?

What’s that smell?

Thursday 19th September 2013, 9:00am

Here's a little science fact for you. The average human fart has the following basic gas composition: oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and methane:

Nitrogen: 20-90%Hydrogen: 0-50%Carbon dioxide: 10-30%Oxygen: 0-10%Methane: 0-10%

This is very...

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Easy as ABC

Easy as ABC

Saturday 6th April 2013, 1:00pm

Before Easter, Poo Power! received some more media attention in a story about our work on the ABC 7pm News and later in the evening on The Business. It was a great feature as it provided the ‘big picture’ together with the Clean Energy Council and our n...

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We [Heart] Science

We [Heart] Science

Friday 25th January 2013, 11:00pm

I have been working on Poo Power! for a while now and I felt I was ready to join the Australian Science Communicators - a network of over 500 people working in science and technology communication across Australia and overseas.  I think being called by ABC...

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Let's 'AD' it up

Let's 'AD' it up

Tuesday 8th January 2013, 4:00pm

Let's continue with understanding the science of Poo Power!

To refresh: we know that there are different forms of bioenergy, including biogas, and from the last post ("Blast Off!") we also know some of its common uses. But there's a missing piece to the puzzl...

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Blast Off!

Blast Off!

Saturday 1st December 2012, 11:00pm

The events of the last month have been quite hectic - notably the last week - and I’ve neglected to keep the website updated. If you want to know more, remember that I post quite regularly on Facebook and Twitter for project updates and other interesting dog...

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It's a gas, gas, gas

It's a gas, gas, gas

Thursday 11th October 2012, 11:34am

When I talk about Poo Power! and I mention that one of the functional uses of the energy is to light public parks, some automatically assume that light means electricity. Remember, burning gas can also create light. Just think of a campfire, or those old cam...

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Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung!

Wednesday 19th September 2012, 10:20am

It’s been a while since updates and I know it’s been long overdue but let me fill you in on Poo Power!’s progress.

My national tour of ABC radio made a stop in Rockhampton QLD, and then Canberra ACT. I had the pleasure of talking to the Capricornicans on Reb...

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Poo Power! at Bioenergy Australia

Poo Power! at Bioenergy Australia

Wednesday 25th July 2012, 11:47am

Poo Power! is proud to announce that Duncan Chew will be a speaker at the forthcoming 2012 Bioenergy Australia Conference which will be held on 26-27 November at the Sebel & Citigate Albert Park hotel in Melbourne, Victoria.

Duncan Chew will be presenting h...

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Much Ado About Poo

Much Ado About Poo

Friday 27th May 2011, 11:26am

There is an estimated 3.972 million dogs (across 2.8 million households) in Australia which are walked around our neighbourhood and in urban parks, that is, ‘dog parks’. These parks (whether designated “off-leash” or otherwise) are a source of large...

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