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Biomass


How to Avoid Full Refractory System Failure in Wood Combustion

Wood-burning facilities have seen a spike in refractory problems due to operating units at higher temperatures and at increased capacities than in the past. Refractory professionals offer three recommendations to…



Cleaning Boiler Superheaters with a Mobile Shockwave Method

One of the keys to boiler efficiency in thermal power plants is ensuring fouling and clinkers formed on superheater bundles are routinely removed. A mobile shockwave cleaning method offers one…


Supporting Grid Demand with Renewables

Internet of Things (IoT)-based energy management systems centered around edge controllers provide the functionality required to match renewable energy output with power requirements. Traditional baseload power generation units can be…


Projected Development of Renewables in Cuba

As part of Cuba’s National Economic and Social Development Plan for 2030, the country aspires to increase the share of renewable energy on its electric grid to 24%. To accomplish…


How to Examine Generators with Visual Inspection Robots

Inspecting generators has always been a time-consuming and expensive job, yet one that needs to be done at regular intervals. An impressive new visual inspection robot can save owners many…


Good Biomass: An Inside Look at Producing Sustainable Wood Pellets

As the world combats a health pandemic, it is simultaneously fighting a drawn-out battle with climate change. As the Paris agreement reaches its fifth year, the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Japan,…