The bioHearth was developed by Richard Woods, owner of Albany Woodworks by iterating smaller scale gasifiers that used residues from the woodworks.
The bioHearth is a down-draft gasifier designed to convert clean residues (sawmill, agricultural, forestry waste) into heat an power.
They currently have a 200kW unit available that will process up to 400/lb of fuel stock per hour, and they are in the process of developing 500kW and 1 MW unit.
It's Friday at the Argos wood gas meeting. On display and running were pickup trucks, mowers, tractor, garden tractors, chunkers and a generator. And let's not forget charcoal making. Saturday should have a larger showing.
In 2013, PT. Gasifikasi Prima Energi (GPE) received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) grant from the Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), co-funded with USAID-sponsored Indonesian Clean Energy Development (ICED), to develop a 24kW rural electrification project in the area of Munduk in Buleleng Province, Bali. 85 households, 2 temples and a primary school in Munduk village are currently receiving electricity produced.
Over the last year and a half, APL has been collaborating with partners in Italy to develop a fully enclosed, regulation compliant version of the Power Pallet. The new product is intended for general use across the EU, with our inital launch in Italy in October.
Superior Gasification is a newer company that has released the Elite 400 a 50 -60KW gasifier plus generator set designed for small scale power production. The system is built from stainless steel and is designed to run a V10 engine
1st International Conference on Renewable Energy Gas Technology, REGATEC 2014 was a success with 160 participants from 25 countries and 30 exhibitors. Get a free copy of the ISBN numbered conference proceedings by sending your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference proceedings contain extended abstracts from 4 plenary speeches, 22 presentations in parallel sessions, 24 poster presentations, and company presentations of the REGATEC Gold and Silver sponsors.
Conversion of a 6.5hp single cylinder Honda clone engine to producer-gas. Timing was advanced and a carburetor was fabricated. These are affordable engines popular with go-cart racers thus there is a pool of performance techniques easily available to tap.
This is the second year that the "Woodgas Meet and Greet" was held in Argos Indiana. With the water tower (Photo 5) acting as a beacon attracting people from across the country to share their knowledge, experience and question with each other. It's easy to say that it was a total success and the Argos Fairgrounds was the perfect setting.
"Chinook Energy's gasification processes provide waste management businesses the ability to create both power and synthetic liquid fuel from a wide range of discarded waste materials. From organic waste substances, a variety of entirely-synthetic fuels can be created: synthetic ethanol, methanol, diesel, gasoline and jet fuel can all be synthesized from an almost-limitless list of feed materials."
These photos come From Aaron Fishman, who built a small scale gasifier for a cashew enterprise in Indonesia. Their capacity is around 1,000kg/day of which 750kg is waste shells that can be used for fuel and biochar. The biochar will be used to help improve the soils. The company is using the gasifier to reduce their consumption of LPG and to find uses for the cashew shells that are a residue stream from the factory.
According to the Kansan ICM is decommissioning their pilot plant at Harvey County Transfer Station in Kansas. In the project, the county and ICM explored a number of different feedstock options, including waste paper, urban wood waste, and the county felt that it was a worth while project and worth the time and energy spent on it. They expressed sadness that they could not go forward with a waste-to-energy project at this time.