Biogas – by the book

May 4, 2010


Are you in the business of biogas? You might be interested in a new 35-page overview detailing how this technology turns organic waste into renewable energy. Research and Markets has just released an updated version of The Potential of Biogas in North America, 2nd Edition. Here’s a sneak peek: “Renewable portfolio standards, the threat of Read more...

Renewable Energy from The Big Apple

May 4, 2010


By: Sameer Rashid Did you read the Op-Ed the other day called ‘Power from Trash‘ in the New York Times?  Using our waste in a more productive way seems to be a popular theme in the news and editorial pages this year. New York City has been my home since 2001 and I’ve also been Read more...

Moving Massachusetts to #1 for Clean Tech

May 3, 2010

By Kate Wattson A new report prepared by Clean Edge Inc. ranks Massachusetts the #2 clean-energy state in the nation. As someone who has personally committed to living in Greater Boston and working in the clean energy industry for the rest of my life (barring any unanticipated success in the So You Think You Can Read more...

Harvest Power CEO Paul Sellew to participate in California Biomass Collaborative

April 30, 2010


Harvest Power CEO Paul Sellew will be among the presenters to speak at the California Biomass Collaborative’s 7th Annual Forum.  The forum is set for May 10-13 at the University Conference Center at of UC–Davis  The  California Biomass Collaborative Forum encourages interactive participation by California’s biomass community. Attendees will have an opportunity to first review Read more...

Vancouver launches organic waste collection program on Earth Day

April 22, 2010


With so many events meant to highlight Earth Day, our spotlight heads to Vancouver where today marks the first of a two-phase organic waste collection program. The city estimates 35 percent of garbage from single-family homes contains compostable food scraps. Harvest Power owns and operates Fraser Richmond Soil  & Fibre Ltd., one of North America’s Read more...

From Food Miles to Bathroom Tiles: Embodied Energy and Sustainability in the Food and Housing Industries

April 19, 2010

By Farrell Spence As a foodie and an avid cook I have long been aware of organic food production, local food movements and seasonal eating as a way to reduce my carbon footprint.  I am aware that there is much more to the picture than I really know when simply chopping up kale at home Read more...

Composting at the US Capitol

April 16, 2010


by Sameer Rashid, Business Development Manager I had lunch with some of my colleagues at the Longworth Cafeteria in Washington, DC a few weeks ago.  We were discussing the food waste composting opportunities in the DC metro area.  You might be thinking, “Harvest employees talk about food waste and renewable energy???  Shocker.” What made this Read more...

Biomass magazine features Harvest Power

April 9, 2010


Harvest Power made headlines as the April 2010 edition of Biomass magazine featured an article detailing our exciting partnership with Waste Management. In it, reporter Anna Austin explains that “waste” is no longer an adequate word to describe the materials Waste Management handles today. Austin interviewed Carl Rush, vice president of WM Organic Growth Group, and Read more...

Ashden Award-winner India’s BIOTECH promotes biogas technology

April 8, 2010


It’s been three years since India-based BIOTECH earned the prestigious Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy. Still, their story resonates. BIOTECH installed biogas plants in order to solve the problem of mounting food waste in Kerala, India. According to, more than 12, 000 plants have since been established in the country.  Those plants use food Read more...

Gearing up for the 25th BioCycle West Coast Conference

April 6, 2010


Harvest Power will be among the more than 60 exhibitors at the 25th Annual BioCycle West Coast Conference in San Diego, Calif. The event runs from April 12-15 at San Diego’s Town & Country Resort. The event  includes training workshops, conference sessions and, of course, an extensive trade show. Keynote speakers are Jared Blumenfeld, an Read more...

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