All Blog Posts about ‘biomass’

Wood Pellet Biomass: An Industry Fueled by European Renewable Energy Legislation

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Biomass has garnered an increasing amount of interest over the past few years, chiefly a result of legislation put in place by the European Union, aiming for all of its countries to move to a 20% renewable energy goal by 2020. Wood-based biomass pellets are Continue reading →

 

The Thermal Conversion of Biomass to Activated Carbon (And Everything in Between)

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Biomass to Activated Carbon Kiln

The biomass industry has seen steady growth the past few years, as nations around the globe continue to shift focus toward more renewable energy sources. And while biomass offers direct uses in itself, it can also be converted to a number of carbon products, all Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryers: Critical in Drying Wood Pellets for the Biomass Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

The biomass energy industry has seen steady growth over the past few years – the result of the European Union enacting legislation that targets a 20% renewable energy goal for all of its countries by the year 2020. Without sufficient biomass resources to fuel demand, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 2-Way Transfer Chute

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Transfer Chute Diverter

This week’s photo comes from an energy plant where FEECO provided the custom biomass fuel handling equipment system. The equipment shown in the photo is a 2-way electric actuated diverter / transfer chute. This diverter directs material from the fuel hog/screen system to either the Continue reading →