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Arduino stepper motor controlled slurry pinch valve

Motorized Pinch Valve Some ideas for a motorized pinch valve using a geared stepper motor controlled by an arduino (for example. or PLR? or raspberry pi?). Need to design and print mounting brackets, gearing mechanism, linear actuator, etc. Design parts … Continue reading

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Waste to Energy Center

The OMV Waste to Energy Center (currently in planning stages) will be a centralized processing facility where all “waste” material will be collected and processed to extract available energy before recycling the remaining byproducts. (“Waste” is in quotes because the … Continue reading

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Cassava for biofuel in Vietnam

Cassava in Vietnam: a Successful Story http://cropsforbiofuel.blogspot.com/

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke Table 5. Tuber yield of four Jerusalem artichoke varieties in 3-row, 20-foot plots at Staples, MN – 1981. Variety Tuber Fresh Wt (lbs/acre) Tuber Dry Wt (lbs/acre) Dry Wt/Tuber (g) Columbia 22398 5769 15.7 Mammoth (MN) 8628 2166 … Continue reading

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Energy Crop Information

  Alternative Crops Field Manual, U of Wisconsin Lucid Interactive Selection Tool, Tropical Forages

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Sweet Sorghum for Biogas

Energreen Development to produce biogas from drought tolerant sorghum Energreen Development is to produce bioenergy from a drought tolerant hybrid sorghum that yields high amounts of biomass but requires no irrigation. Energreen is a French company uniting the expertise of … Continue reading

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Sweet Sorghum

Cost-effective renewable bioenergy, electricity, food production and more. SWEET SORGHUM: Fantastic for farmers, fuel, food, and our future. AgriFuels is a next-generation agribusiness and renewable energy project. The project employs a high-yielding, proprietary variety of the powerful energy plant sweet … Continue reading

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Hybrid Biogas Digester Design

Hybrid batch/continuous design a la UC Davis Anaerobic Phased Solids (APS) system. Also described in David House’s Biogas Handbook (©1978).  The idea is to have multiple batch fed hydrolysis tanks and a single larger biogasification reactor that is “semi”-continuously fed … Continue reading

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ISC Indonesian Superb Cassava

ISC Indonesian Superb Cassava Quoting from the linked website, my highlight added: “Our R&D team rides technology’s edge, bringing innovation for high yield cassava harvesting. Established in 2007, PT Bioenergy Bumi Hidayah focused on modern technology cassava cultivation method. Indonesian … Continue reading

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