Areas of Expertise
CBER provides consulting and engineering in areas related to solid biomass energy. Projects we have worked on can be classified into five main areas:
From a small micro-grid at Baldy Hughes in BC with up to
8 consumers to large utility-scale heating networks supplying the entire town of
Combustion & Gasification:
From a wood residue boiler at a furniture plant to gasification of slaughterhouse waste that might be infected by Mad-Cow disease.
Combined Heat & Power (CHP):
Small-scale biomass-fired CHP plants from back-pressure steam engines at a pellet mill to Organic-Rankine-Cycle
(ORC) turbines for off-grid communities, such as
From a small microgrid at Baldy Hughes in BC
with up to 8 consumers to large utility-scale heating networks supplying the entire town of
Pyrolysis & Torrefaction:
From wood-to-oil technologies using various pyrolysis technologies to biocoal pellets made in a torrefaction process.