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Provision of 250 kW Biogas Combined Heat and Power unit at a Beverage producing plant (South Africa)

Summary:  The client requires a Biogas CHP unit that can generate a 250kW output at their beverage producing plant. They require a fully containerized unit. Client also produces their own Biogas on site.  Solution:  To provide for both the electrical and hot water demand, a CHP unit built with the 2G Agenitor 406 biogas engine was proposed. At the assumed…

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Provision of 80 kW Combined Heat and Power unit at an Asphalt producing plant (South Africa)

Summary:  The client’s plant produces hot asphalt products through the drying and heating of sand and stone in a rotary drier. The mixing of the dried hot aggregate with bitumen binders, forms the final asphalt product for use in road, airports, and other applications, for base & surfacing.  Solutions proposed and accepted by client pending final detailed design:  To provide…

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Provision of 12 MW Biogas Combined Heat and Power Plant in Kenya

Water hyacinth (Eichhornia Crassipes), an invasive aquatic weed, has taken over many freshwater bodies in Kenya, including Lake Victoria. Its first appearance was recorded in 1987 and has since been slowly overgrowing the water surface, permanently impacting the lake’s biodiversity.  This project is for a biogas power generation plant on Lake Victoria, in Kenya. Thika Way Investments has asked SustainPower…

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Provision of a 406 kW Combined heat and power solution at a Soap Manufacturing plant (South Africa)

A well-known South African detergent manufacturer with international standards of excellence. With a tower capacity of 8 000 tons per month, and state-of-the-art packaging facilities, this industry leader in environmentally sustainable operations and continuously strives to improve the highest level of environmental values. To this end, the company contracted Solar Africa Energy to install and operate a Solar PV system. …

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Provision of 155 kW Combined heat and power solution at a Tannery (South Africa)

A world class South African Tannery wished to reduce their carbon footprint, cover their energy requirements with a reliable power supply, heat water used in their treatment process and to utilize the organic waste that is produced during their manufacturing process.  OBJECTIVES:  The Solution objectives were to provide a Maximum reduction of carbon footprint and to Optimize Energy Savings.  SOLUTION…

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