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Easy Energy Is Ready to Demonstrate Its Technology
Mark Gaalswyk has a dream: “Fuel the World.” That’s the motto of one of Gaalswyk’s companies, Easy Energy Systems, Inc., which designs, manufactures, operates, and sells its patented Modular Energy Production System (MEPS) for the production of alternative liquid biofuels from organic waste streams . . .
Farmers looking at on-farm ethanol plants
ST. LOUIS — A handful of farmers are not just raising the crops that can be used as biofuels. They’re also working on producing the fuel itself.
A Minnesota-based company is in the developmental stage of offering small-scale production of ethanol and other end-products right on the farm. Mark Gaalswyk of Easy Energy Systems describes the process by using a popular toy as an analogy.
“It’s a Lego concept,” Gaalswyk told farmers at the Family Farms Group annual winter conference here. “There are different parts of the process. If one part becomes obsolete, you can replace it with another part.” . . .
Iowa State to manage biorefinery projects for new Manufacturing USA Institute
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University will bring its expertise in biorenewable technologies and pilot plant operations to the country’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute.
The recently announced advanced manufacturing institute is dedicated to improving the productivity and efficiency of chemical manufacturing. Those improvements could include combining processes such as mixing, reacting and separating into single steps.
Such process intensification could boost manufacturing productivity while cutting costs and reducing waste. That could save the chemical industry more than $9 billion annually, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s announcement of the institute. . .
Modularized Pyrolysis Biorefinery
Iowa State University, Easy Energy Systems (EES), and Stine Seeds are collaborating to demonstrate a transformative approach to processing lignocellulosic feedstocks into chemicals, fuel, power, and products. The team is pioneering a moldularized pyrolysis system as one unit operation of a Modular Energy Production System (MEPSTM). The unit operations of MEPS are designed as individual modules that are mass produced and transported as standard shipping container-sized units that can be quickly integrated in the field as a fully automated, operational biorefinery.