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A Hot Bath Cleans All: Boiling Water Treatment of Banana and Plantain

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Friday, January 1, 2010
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In the humid tropics of Africa, America, and Asia, banana and plantain are important food crops for millions of people. This brief shows a simple technique for treating bananas and plantains.

Rindi Energi, Sjöbo

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The Rindi thermal power station in Sjöbo was built in 2002. A total of 84 MSEK was invested in a power station and a district heating network that produces 30 GWh of heat for the municipality’s 1200 houses. The company Rindi Energi has specialized in running power plants and district heating systems in small municipalities and the company runs both the power plant and the heating system. The Sjöbo plant is fuelled using wood chips and sawdust from forestry residues.

Active Solar Energy Storage - An energy efficient home

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Active Solar Energy Storage (ASES) is an active heat storage system for low- and zero-energy buildings. It is a unique energy system that utilizes, seasonal stores and recycles the sun's energy for heating and domestic hot water in buildings during the winter.

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