Biomass, a key pillar in the energy transition

Biomass has great potential in Switzerland for future heat and electricity generation and fuel production. This potential is far from being exhausted. Energy derived from wood, farm manure and waste can be stored and whenever there is no wind or sunshine. For the first time, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Resear…

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Biomethane from spent coffee grounds

Nasse Biomasseabfälle bieten ein grosses Potential zur energetischen Nutzung. Die am PSI entwickelte Technologie der katalytischen hydrothermalen Vergasung erlaubt die Herstellung von Biomethan aus diesen Abfällen ohne vorherige energieintensive Trocknung. In Kooperation mit dem Schweizer Konzern Nestlé gelang nun die Umsetzung von…

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