Biomass Pelleting

Facts

  • Pelleting is a low cost densification Technology, using roughly 40 KWH of Power per ton processed as opposed To briquetting, which uses 60KWHper Ton of production.
  • Pelleting systems operate with limited Manual labor to run continuously for Weeks, with minimal attendance Required.
  • Pelleting, being a slow extrusion Press, most of the more difficult Fibrous biomass can be processed. Feedstocks can be conditioned by Steam, without the need of a binder.

Applications of Biomass

Studies in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and India have proven densified Fuel as an energy source for the textile, Pharmaceutical, leather, and chemical Industries, as well as brick kiln, tea, dye And rubber factories. Our market research is currently leading Us to the ethanol industry, lumber mills, Breweries, municipalities, universities, Livestock industries and forest waste.

Types of Biomass Processed

There are numerous potential agriculturalBiomass feedstocks including:

  Rice husk Groundnut shell bagasse
  peanut shells DDGS Sugarcane bagasse
  Sawdust Rice husks Pine needles
  Coconut Jute Mustard stalk
  Coffee husk Stalks Oils talks
  Corns over Wheat straw Soybean straw
  Corncobs Roadside grass Hay
  Other grass crops Switch grass Soybean hulls
  distillers’ grains Oat screenings oat hulls
  sunflower hulls Wheat middlings corn screenings
  Manure sugar beet pulp Glycerol.

Government Mandates

For example, in Minnesota, a State statute requiresthat25%of the total energy used In the state be derived from renewable Energy resources by the year 2025. Neighboring states have also adopted Renewable portfolio standards and “good- Faith” objectives for renewable energy Production. If agricultural biomass pellets Prove to be a least-cost renewable energy Resource, then one would expect electric Utilities to co-fire agricultural biomass Pellets with coal in existing power plants.