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Biomass briquettes or pellets

Biomass briquettes are a biofuel substitute to coal and charcoal. They are used to heat industrial boilers in order to produce electricity from steam. The most common use of the briquettes are in the developing world, where energy sources are not as widely available. There has been a move to the use of briquettes in the developed world through the use of cofiring, when the briquettes are combined with coal in order to create the heat supplied to the boiler.

Biomass briquettes or pellets

  • Bioendev - The Biocoal Company

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    Developer and supplier of high-tech systems for cost efficient pre-treatment of biomass for use in heat and power generation, conversion to liquid fuels and production of green chemicals. Based on over ten years of research, BioEndev has developed an innovative torrefaction technology for production of black pellets. With over 10 patents we have a unique technology with high process control and availability. Black pellets resembles fossile coal in many ways but is renewable and carbon neutral. Black pellets are hydrophobic and has up to 50% higher energy density compared to white pellets.

  • Method to Improve Binding Properties of Cellulosic Biomass

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    Cellulosic biomass is not dense enough to be transported economically over long distances. The treated biomass must be compressed to increase its density. However when compressed the biomass tends not to bind sufficiently. Additionally current additives used to increase binding characteristics of the biomass are expensive. Michigan State University’s invention allows for the inexpensive binding of cellulosic biomass. This invention adds value to the Gaseous Ammonia Pretreatment (GAP) process (090068) developed by the inventor.

  • Trees for Woody Biomass Applications: Improved Aspen Clones

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    Background: Improved aspen clones that produce increased biomass have been developed at Iowa State University. Technology Description: Fast growing trees such as aspen cottonwood and eucalyptus can be grown as so-called short rotation crops and have potential to be used as a source of woody biomass for the production of biofuels such as wood pellets and cellulosic ethanol. In the prime cottonwood growing region which includes eastern Louisiana eastern Arkansas western Mississippi and western Kentucky cottonwoods can grow 12-15 feet per year allowing them to be harvested biennially.

  • The manufacture of water-insoluble lignin-agglomerates from black liquor

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    This invention is a process for manufacturing water-insoluble lignin-agglomerates in the form of granulates or briquettes from liquor left over as waste from processes of cellulose-extraction. The extract can be used energetically or materially. The extract is firstly granulated through spray-granulation or mix-agglomeration leaving lignin-agglomerates then is treated with acid lowering its pH-value and making it insoluble in water. This process can make not only lignin-granulates but also lignin-briquettes.

  • ECO-FLAMES BRIQUETTES

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    Waste is compacted using a machine to give various end products . An example is technology use of combustible waste make balls for cooking.

  • Alternative energy source for heating

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    The technology offers heating briquettes made from rice husks which are smokeless eco-friendly and burns much longer as alternative energy solution to charcoal and firewood.