Posts tagged as energy

Biogas specialist acquires additional refineries

The Weltec Group has acquired two biomethane refineries in Hesse and Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. The plant in Hesse produces 1000 m³/h of raw biogas which it converts to 550 m³/h of biomethane.  This gas is then distributed on Germany’s public natural gas grid. In addition to the purchase of the biomethane refinery in Hesse, the company […]

Waste-to-energy plant feeds automotive company

  Bio2Watt opened a biogas plant which uses methane gas recovered from manure and food waste to drive four gas-engined generators which produce a total of 4,4 MW of electricity 24-hours a day. The plant is located on a feedlot for 25 000 head of cattle outside Bronkhorstspruit. Speaking at a media event held at […]

Optimising energy management and consumption

  The drying and processing of wood is a process that requires a lot of energy. Holzwerke Weinzierl in Germany nevertheless manages to generate more power than it consumes. The basis for this achievement is a modern energy management system that uses power measurement I/O terminals and embedded PCs to make the plant’s energy use […]

The future role of gas in South Africa’s power and industrial development mix

  The major objectives of the country, namely poverty alleviation, reducing levels of unemployment and raising standards of living, considered when making recommendations regarding alternative power generation mixes. The report took into examined the economic impact of using various alternative energy sources for electricity generation that are readily available for use in the South African […]