In Africa we recommend to use the cobs, only or indigenous energy crops. We also have smaller biorefinery solutions, like the µ-Biorefinery or the GreenEnergyPark, which have the same economic outcome as in the USA: Additional income for the farmers. The article below appeared on Energy.gov (US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy): For…Read more Biorefineries Give Local Farmers Opportunities for Additional Income
The agricultural industry has reaped the rewards of laws requiring ethanol cultivation, but now the environmental ramifications are causing second thoughts. (Ethanol: Clean Energy Or The Source Of New Environmental ... GreenEnergyPark™'s insight: That is why we advocate the use e.g. cobs or husks from existing food-chain residues. A biobased-economy has to understand soil conditions.…Read more Ethanol: Clean Energy Or The Source Of New Environmental Concerns?
Field Cob (Image: DalinYebo) US - Corn crop residues are often left on harvested fields to protect soil quality, but they could become an important raw material in cellulosic ethanol production. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research indicates that soil quality would not decline if post-harvest corn cob residues were removed from fields. This work,…Read more USDA: Removing Corncobs Does Not Affect Soil Quality
All you ever wanted to know about stover/cobs bailing ... (NB: For on-the-go Corncob collection, only, click here) projectliberty.com Program Overview Project LIBERTY is a commercial-scale cellulosic biorefinery that is scheduled to begin operations in late 2013. The plant will use feedstock, cob and high cut material to produce ethanol and various by-products. Uses over…Read more Biomass Producer Handbook – Project Liberty
DalinYebo has recently (June/July 2011) completed two project development plans, which included the evaluation of feedstock and technology options for large furfural plants in North America and in South Africa, respectively. Business plans have since been developed for these projects. We know Chinese (and other technologies) very well and have a clear plan on how…Read more GreenEnergyPark: Furfural Project Investment Opportunities
Picture: www.GreenEnergyPark.co.za. The Green Energy Park development is the result of our dedicated effort over the last 3 years in creating simple and profitable technology/applications for the transformation of biomass to energy and/or chemicals. Whether it is a 2MW electricity installation or a 10,000 tpa biobased chemicals plant, the basic designs are complete. We are ready to tailor a…Read more GreenEnergyPark: Introduction