Agriculture

LANCASTER, OH--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2016) -Q2Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: QPWR) announced today that William Kish, an industry expert with over 40 years in the composting and waste management sectors, has agreed to join the Company's Board of Advisors. Mr. Kish currently serves as Director of...

Recent Report Places Industry Size at $7.8 Billion by 2021 With Strong Annual Growth LANCASTER, OH--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2016) - Q2Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: QPWR) provided today additional information on its expansion plans into the compost and engineered soils industry, an extension of its work...

Q2Power supporters should keep an eye on the development of anaerobic digesters (AD) in the U.S.  This is a growing industry in the waste-to-power and waste management sectors, and one that will directly benefit Q2P.  The U.S. is 20 years behind Europe in the implementation of AD facilities, but this gap is quickly narrowing.  The USDA and DOE estimate that there could be as many of 13,000 AD facilities in the U.S. over the coming decade, providing enough energy for over 2.5 million homes.  Here is a good overview of the AD process and growing market:

AgSTAR Data and Trends Anaerobic Digestion: U.S. Highlights [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='5' down='5'] Projects 247 operational projects in the U.S. (March 2015) 202 Dairy 39 Hog 8 Mixed 7 Poultry 8 Beef Note: Totals sum to more than 247 because some projects accept manure from more than one animal type. Benefits in 2014 GHG emissions avoided: 3.0 MMTCO2e Energy...

Biogas Energy Biogas comes from animal manure, and is perhaps the ultimate win-win energy source, allowing farmers to produce their own electricity and reduce the water contamination, odor pollution, and global warming emissions caused by animal waste. Biogas is produced when bacteria decompose manure anaerobically -- without...