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Meva Innovation AB VIPP Gasifier

Meva AB VIPP Gasifier

Mikael Sjöblom, Meva Innovation AB, Sweden
http://www.mevainnovation.se/

Meva Innovation AB has been working on a new VIPP (Vortex Intensive Power Process) cyclone gasifier and gas cleaner. They have had a 500kw CHP Pilot plant operating since 2009, and are building a small CHP plant for a district heating (utility) which will be commissioned in September.

Good, old Gasification meets High-Tech Fuel Cells

Hello everybody,

    I learned from Johannes about this forum. Just like Johannes, I did a PhD at Paul Scherrer Institut and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich in the field of Biomass Gasification. I wish I had known this forum back then because one of the goals of my thesis was to come up with a fixed bed gasifier in the 5 to 30 kWth scale which would operate at least one week non-stop. Fortunately, I did succeed in the end as you can read in my thesis.

      Electricity from wood through the combination of gasification and solid oxide fuel cells

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      Gasifier for Access to Energy (GFE) in Emerging and Developing Countries

      Gasifier for Access to Energy (GFE)in Emerging and Developing Countries
      Bertrand Collignon, XYLOWATT, Maastricht, 20 January 2010
      300 kWe300 kWe

      Established in 2001

      Spin-off company of the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL)

      Danish Technological University Updraft Gasifier Plant

      Danish Technological University Updraft Gasifier Plant
      DTU, Denmark, September 1, 2009

      DTU Updraft Gasifier and Stirling EngineDTU Updraft Gasifier and Stirling Engine

      Today, operation started on Stirling DK's latest installation situated on the campus areas of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Approximately 1% of DTU's total power consumption and 2% of its heat consumption will be supplied by the installation.

      The plant includes a Stirling engine with an output of 35 kWe of electrical power. The surplus heat from the plant, in the form of hot water, is fed into the district heating system of the DTU campus.

      The plant is fuelled by wood chips originationg partly from cuttings from DTU park areas. In this way, the plant is a stand-alone facility that enables DTU to become partly self-sufficient with CO2-neutral power and heat from locally availabel fuel sources.

      More information about the project can be found here.

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