Australian Forests and Timber

Waste timber offsets coal

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Although there are regular maintenanc­e procedures, the day-to-day cleaning and chips, bark, and a percentage of sawdust. Strings of bark up to 600mm, wood chips up to 350mm maximum length can all be accepted as a fractional quantity. The exceptiona­lly behind the great mass of refractory as well as the air preheater system is in its ability to handle high moisture content biomass up moisture content is a common attribute to low cost biomass and must be catered for if one is to source low cost fuel. Currently these farmers are sourcing their fuel from one of the many sawmills, timber or forestry processing industries in Gippsland. impact.

Although these particular farmers were

cessation of the funding program, there are criteria are met. And through one particular grant suitabilit­y process facilitate­d by federal

150,000 tonnes of CO produce growers from the Gippsland region of Victoria.

Sohum Gandhi has been working within the Australian

 ??  ?? 1.6MW heat plant showing the furnace, muticyclon­e, air preheater, ID fan, pump unit (left to right).
1.6MW heat plant showing the furnace, muticyclon­e, air preheater, ID fan, pump unit (left to right).
 ??  ?? Fuel bunker where waste timber waits to become energy.
Fuel bunker where waste timber waits to become energy.
 ??  ?? Bunker with automatic walking floor.
Bunker with automatic walking floor.
 ??  ?? Fuel delivery onto walking floor.
Fuel delivery onto walking floor.

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