- Dimitar Vidolov
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Is there any efficient way to produce energy out of biomass? Say less than a ton for 1 MWh ?
I started looking into efficient technologies to utilise agricultural waste, more specifically agriculture waste from rice growing and milling, and produce clean energy. Went to 5 different conferences all around Europe last year and have been scattering the internet for anything that would allow a sensible investment to be made in the field without any luck. The type of technologies I looked into were from gasification, anaerobic digestion, direct combustion, syngas production and what not, but there seems to be nothing out there that is actually efficient and working at the moment. Its either really inefficient or it doesn't quite work there. I had given up... However, after watching endless number of TED videos I got inspired to actively look for one again, but this time not for sake of business, but for the sake of doing something good. So my question is: is there any technology out there that allows efficient utilisation of agricultural waste that has proven to work ? Is there anything that makes sense in real world application ?