Neat blue tech ventures

Hydrovolts, a start-up company in Seattle, has developed a portable turbine that generates energy from water flowing in irrigation canals. BlackGold Biofuels, based in Philadelphia, takes fats, oils and grease out of wastewater to create biodiesel.
Via the NY Times, the rest of the article is OK, although I did like this quote to close:
In places like Singapore, “the word ‘wastewater’ doesn’t exist,” he said. “They call it ‘new water.’ They call their wastewater plants ‘water reclamation plants.’ And I think that’s an interesting shift in mentality.”

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