Solar C³ities is an international non-profit educational organization with the intention of providing an open-source virtual Hackspace for "Biogas Innoventors and Practitioners" and training for all  those researching, developing and deploying sustainable solutions for flourishing societies.


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TH Culhane, Co-founder of Solar C³ITIES, talks about Homescale-Biogas and explains why your support makes a difference.

Solar C³ITIES Projects

Solar C³ities works around the globe "connecting community catalysts integrating technologies for industrial ecology solutions".  We run our own projects and we work on other organization's projects, creating synergies and shepherding symbiosis.   We specialize in the nexus between Natural and Industrial Ecology, looking...

Florida now has a 10m3 Puxin, our 5th build in the USA.

Dr. Thomas H. Culhane, professor of sustainability at the Patel College at USF is now running this Israel HimeBiogas unit for student demonstrations, connected to a backyard barbecue. It was innoculated with RidX and other commercial septic powders from Home Depot (4 boxes) and took five weeks to start making gas. It is fed on grass clippings and food waste.

Using a metal plate, 40 1inch screws and RTV sealant we turned a 1000 gallon water tank into a Digester.. Everything else is the same as with our signature IBC digesters only bigger.

Photo: Using a metal plate, 40 1inch screws and RTV sealant we turned a 1000 gallon water tank into a Digester.. Everything else is the same as with our signature IBC digesters only bigger.

Solar CITIES' Palestinian Pickle Barrel Biodigester

The Solar CITIES Palestinian Pickle Barrel Biodigester was built at Beit Jala at the Talitha Kumi Evangelic Guest House during the Arava Institute Alumni Conference.  It was dissassembled and brought by bus to the Arava Institute at Kibbutz Keturah near Eilat and commissioned with horse manure and slurry from the Home Biogas system at the Institute.

Redding California's first Solar CITIES IBC Tank Biodigester

Working with Peggy and Pat Rebol and Janessa Gans Wilder and family we built this digester in the parking lot of city hall in Redding at the Whole Earth Festival amidst a series of presentations at the festival, at the Turtle Bay Science Museum and at the Methodist Church, and then set it up at the Garden of Hope.

 

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