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Space Age Septic Tank Will Water Your Lawn

Michael Kanellos: October 26, 2008, 2:49 PM
Venus. The goddess of love. And wastewater treatment. Biokube, a Danish company, is going to bring the BioKube Venus to California. The Venus is an efficient septic system that cleans your household wastewater and sewage to such a degree that the water -- after treatment -- can be used on the lawn. Denmark is a center for water technologies. "The average American home sprays around 15,000 gallons of water a year on their lawns," said Patrick O'Regan, head of the U.S. Business Development Center for BioKube. "This will more than take care of that." The Venus effectively works by cleaning the water to a much higher degree than ordinary septic systems. In ordinary systems,...

Greentech Innovations: Online Solar Fulfillment Targets Installation Cost and Marketing Barriers

Roger Nauth: October 26, 2008, 1:44 PM
Earlier this month, we heard some of what Sungevity is doing from president and CXO Danny Kennedy and my colleague senior analyst Michael Kanellos posted a blog about that conversation called Sungevity Launches Plan to Cut Paper Work in Solar Rebates. I chatted again this week with Kennedy in preparation for the Greentech Software Innovations panel in which he'll be participating at our Greentech Innovations conference on November 17 and 18 in New York City. For those of you who don't know about Sungevity's offering, here's a review and some more insight from the conversation this week. After learning about solar's benefits on Sungevity's Website, consumers plug...