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Johnny M Tharpe Jr: Systems, apparatus and methods for optimizing the production of energy products from biomass, such as sawmill waste. American Bio Energy Converting, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, June 26, 2012: US08206471 (4 worldwide citation)

Efficient biomass conversion systems, methods and apparatus utilize a fast pyrolysis unit installed at a sawmill or similar location where substantial quantities of biomass are generated, with the biomass generated at the sawmill fed into the fast pyrolysis unit under pyrolytic reaction conditions, ...


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Vito Agosta: Fuel system and method for burning liquid ammonia in engines and boilers. July 30, 2013: US08495974 (4 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus is provided for burning liquid ammonia in an energy device such as a diesel engine, boiler or gas turbine. In particular, the process and apparatus include mixing a renewable fuel with a low flame speed and high ignition temperature, e.g., ammonia, with a combustible liquid f ...


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Christopher Lee Sagar, Eric Michael Maskrey: Microprocessor controlled automated mixing system, cogeneration system and adaptive/predictive control for use therewith. HyCogen Power, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, November 12, 2013: US08583350 (3 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor controlled automated, multi-fuel apparatus to blend hydrogen, bio-fuel and/or natural or propane gases. This novel multi-stage apparatus first converts cooking oils into bio-fuel. The system automatically blends the bio-fuel with at least one of or both hydrogen gas, generated by a ...


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Atsushi Sato, Hideki Sakai, Mamoru Hatakeyama, Takaaki Nakagawa: Porous electroconductive material and process for production thereof; electrode and process for production thereof; fuel cell and process for production thereof; and electronic instrument, mobile machine, electric power generating system, cogeneration system, and electrode reaction-based apparatus. Sony Corporation, K&L Gates, April 16, 2013: US08419913 (3 worldwide citation)

A porous electroconductive material is provided. The electroconductive material enables efficient enzymatic metabolic reactions on electrodes and yields electrodes having immobilized enzymes thereon which remain stable in any working environment. The porous electroconductive material, which has a th ...


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Johnny M Tharpe Jr: Apparatus, system, and method for producing bio-fuel utilizing concentric-chambered pyrolysis. Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, January 15, 2013: US08353973 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system, and method for subjecting biomass to pyrolysis to extract energy products using a pyrolysis unit comprising generally concentric chambers including a combustion chamber and at least one pyrolysis chamber. Each chamber is in communication with an adjacent chamber such that a dir ...


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Willie J Hardy: Automatically controlled outdoor pelletized bio-fuel-burning hydronic heater. Jacobson Holman PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08011329 (3 worldwide citation)

A heating system has a heating unit with a combustion chamber for burning wood pellets or other pelletized fuel. The heating unit is controlled by a process control module that automatically keeps all operating functions within predetermined limits for safe, efficient and easy operation. The unit al ...


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Jensen Henning Sigfred, Jensen Jens Ole Aagaard: A biomass transport system and a bio fuel firing plant. Hollensen Energy, May 9, 2007: EP1783424-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a biomass transport system (1) chiefly for the feeding of bio fuel to a furnace (8) in a bio fuel firing plant (7), comprising at least one worm (15) with at least one centre shaft (22) and at least one helix plate part (23). The biomass transport system (1) also comprises a ...


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Yoshida Youichi, Sadaike Shinichiro, Ohya Shyusei, Ataka Kikuo: (Ja) 生体分子固定化炭素膜, (En) Carbon membrane having biological molecule immobilized thereon. Ube Industries, Yoshida Youichi, Sadaike Shinichiro, Ohya Shyusei, Ataka Kikuo, ITO Katsuhiro, August 9, 2007: WO/2007/088975 (3 worldwide citation)

(EN) Disclosed is a biological molecule-immobilized carbon membrane which comprises a porous carbon membrane and a biological molecule (e.g., an enzyme) immobilized on the carbon membrane, wherein the porous carbon membrane has pores with a three-dimensional network structure through which a liquid ...


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Sato Atsushi, Sakai Hideki, Hatakeyama Tsukasa, Nakagawa Takaaki: Porous conductive material and its manufacturing method, electrode and its manufacturing method, fuel cell and its manufacturing method, and electronic apparatus, moving object, power generation system, co-generation system, and electrode reaction utilization apparatus. Sony, February 8, 2007: JP2007-035437 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a porous conductive material capable of efficiently performing enzymatic metabolic reactions on the electrode and also capable of easily obtaining a stable enzyme immobilization electrode without depending on the operating environment.SOLUTION: By coating the surface ...


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Hans Pilebro, Hakan Eg Andersson: Arrangement for storing thermal energy. SKANSKA SVERIGE, Tucker Ellis, Patrick Clunk, July 18, 2017: US09709337 (2 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for storing thermal energy, having at least one subterranean chamber for holding a first fluid is provided. A passage holding a second fluid is extended outside at least a part of the chamber. At least one channel is arranged to allow fluid communication of the first fluid between dif ...