Bioenergy Articles

  • Scientists at UC Berkeley discover hidden clues that present key developments for bioproducts

    On March 11, 2019, scientists at the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) published a study on nature microbiology on the gut anatomical properties of the passalid beetle that helps it transform decaying wood into energy-rich materials. Passalid beetles’ digestive tracts contain ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • LLNL Uses 3D Bioprinting to Produce Live Cells

    On March 5, 2019, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) announced that their researchers have 3D printed live cells that are able to convert glucose to ethanol and carbon dioxide gas.  The substance produced from this conversion resembles beer.  This means that ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Glass factory, Austria - Case Study

    ECKELT GLAS has operated as a subsidiary of the French company Saint-Gobain since 1989 and is integrated into SAINT-GOBAIN's glass manufacturing and representation network. There are 12 SAINT-GOBAIN glass plants in Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which are under the direction of ECKELT. ...


    By EVOWORLD GmbH

  • Shoe factory, Austria - Case Study

    Paul Green is a leading manufacturer in the footwear sector based in Austria. This company is in the expansion phase and has incorporated two wood chip boilers EVO HS200 from EVOWORLD for the production of process heat. These two units are working in series and the customer can choose the type of fuel to use depending on their availability between wood chips and wood pellets. ...


    By EVOWORLD GmbH

  • Using ultrasonic heat meters - Case study

    Ultrasonic heat meters are compatible and regularly used in RHI supported commercial wood pellet heating systems that provide energy for heating and hot water. iCenta has supplied Gwres Glas, a Powys based company designing and installing renewable energy systems, with ultrasonic heat meters as part of its commercial ...


    By iCenta Controls Ltd

  • Beginners Guide for Wood Pellets Production Procedure

    Raw Materials for Wood Pellets: round wood, wood logs, wood slabs,.wood branches, wood chips, wood shaving, wood sawdust, wood leaves, wood waste from sawmill, etc. Wood Pellets Making Equipment: wood crusher,  ...

  • Acuaes - Vigo - Lagares - Case Study

    Client: Acuaes Solution: CambiTHP - B6 Vigo Vigo is a new WWTP in northwest Spain. The new plant is the largest bio-filtration in Spain and one of the largest in Europe. Designed for 800.000 inhabitants – equivalents. This plant treats sludge from several municipalities in and around Vigo. Cambi has installed his thermal ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Biomass Boiler Monitoring – Getting Swift ROI by Implementing Industrial IoT

    Biomass boilers are increasing in popularity due to favourable levels of efficiency and general on-going cost. The nature of any application that provides heat and power means that up time of the systems are of paramount importance. This is imperative in commercial situations where providers of these applications often have tight SLAs to adhere to and down time can be costly. Implementing the ...


    By Caption Data Limited

  • Charcoal & Wood Pellet Moisture (& Ash) Matters

    Welcome to Moisture Matters, the show where we take your everyday and not so everyday objects and test them to see which has more moisture. Today we’re doing something a bit different. We’ll be testing the moisture content AND the ash content of wood pellets and lump charcoal. So, which do you think will have more moisture and which do you think will have a higher ash content? The ...


    By AMETEK Brookfield

  • Biofuel Production from Bacteria

    On August 24, 2018, researchers from the University of Kent, UK, published a study on a new technique developed to use bacteria as cell factories to produce biofuels. Working in partnership with scientists from University College London, the University of Bristol, and Queen Mary University of London, Matthew J. Lee et al., uncovered a biotechnical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fond du Lac, WI – Biogas Application Profile - Case Study

    About the Project The Fond du Lac Regional Wastewater Facility modified it’s biogas handling system in 2012 to include a process to biologically removal hydrogen sulfide; physical adsorption of siloxane compounds; moisture removal, a new biogas-fueled engine and a liquid storage system for receiving hauled in high-strength waste. The methane produced by ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Industriewater Eerbeek - Case Study

    Dealing with H2S in biogas from papermills Industriewater Eerbeek in the Netherlands treats wastewater from three different neighbouring paper mills. The biogas is used in a gas engine to generate electricity. The UASB-type bioreactors of the paper mills produce biogas that is polluted with hydrogen sulphide. To protect the gas engine from corrosion, the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Cofco Zhaodong - Case Study

    COD reduction in wastewater of ethanol production units Zhaodong COFCO Bio-energy and Bio-chemical Co. Ltd. Produces edible alcohol, fuel ethanol, dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) feed and corn germ oil from corn. The company processes 1.2 million tonnes of corn per year and the annual output of ethanol is 400,000 tonnes. Paques designed a solution for the treatment of ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Bulleh Shah Packaging – Pakistan Biomass-Fired Power Plant - Case study

    Under a licensing agreement, B&W Vølund has supplied technology to a biomass fired energy plant at the Bulleh Shah Packaging Limited paper factory. The fuel consists of ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • WTO Rules on EU AD Measures On Biodiesel from Indonesia

    On January 25, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a ruling on anti-dumping (AD) measures on biodiesel from Indonesia, following Indonesia’s request for consultations with the European Union (EU) in June 2014. The ruling is the latest in a series of legal challenges to EU AD duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The gas upgrading plant in Beetzendorf (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Beetzendorf (Germany) Capacity: 350 m³/h biomethane Inputmaterials: Pig slurry, poultry manure, maize silage, grass silage Features: Plant delivers ca. 36 million kilowatt hours (kWh/a) of green energy and can supply 1,800 households with gas 36 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of green energy per ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas upgrading plant in Sachsendorf (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Sachsendorf (Germany) Capacity: 350 Nm³/h biomethane Self-consumption: 0,24 kWel/Nm³ crude biogas, incl. auxiliary drives Features: Fully integrated biogas upgrading plant using membrane technology in a three-stage process. Overview of the gas upgrading plant in Sachsendorf ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The gas upgrading plant in Kockte (Germany) - Case Study

    Location: Köckte (Germany) Capacity: 350 Nm³/h biomethane Self-consumption: 0,23 kWel/Nm³ crude gas Features: First fully integrated biogas upgrading plant using membrane technology in a three-stage process. Overview of the gas upgrading plant in Köckte The EnviThan gas ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

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