Opportunity Fuels

What is Your Opportunity Fuel?Optimizing a biomass energy plant requires expert knowledge of fuel composition and associate impacts to system output and performance. At AESI, we know biomass fuel and offer a respectable knowledge base in developing solutions using both conventional and non-conventional biomass fuels.  

Generally, AESI has knowledge and experience with the following opportunity fuels; however, through the use of the BRI, AESI can successfully evaluate and assess any biomass fuel that meets the basic criteria of our systems. 

Wood Type Waste

  • Debris
  • Crates and Pallets
  • Pulp and Paper Waste
  • Limbs, Trimmings, Mulch, Bark, Shavings, and Cut-offs
  • Sawdust and Sanding Dust
  • Glue-impregnated Wood
  • Construction and Demolition Debris
  • High Dirt Content Wood Materials
  • MDF

Agricultural Residue

  • Cotton Gin Trash
  • Bagasse
  • Chaff
  • Distillery Wastes
  • Processing Waste
  • Husks, Stalks, and Cobs
  • Nut Shells, Nuts, Skins, Hull and Husks, Midds
  • Grape, Olive, and Fruit Pomace
  • Seeds and Harvest Waste

Non-Conventional Fuels

  • Filtrate
  • Process and Municipal Sludges
  • Fats and Oils
  • Manures and Litter
  • Algae Cake
  • Sorted Municipal Solid Waste
  • Plastics
  • Refuse Derived Fuel
  • Rubbers

Basic Fuel Criteria

  • Non-hazardous
  • Non-ferrous material
  • Moisture content 120% or below (dry basis)
  • Dirt content below 20%
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