Basseterre 18 April, 2012
The problem with Small Island Nations [SIN’s] everywhere is energy, as Diesel for electrical generators already passed the US 0.40c/kWh mark [and a lot more if you live on a remote island] many of the worlds thousands of tourists SIN’s are looking at combined renewable energy solutions to replace now outdated and soon redundant black energy solutions.
CHP and Solar combined is already the most popular renewable solution in the Eastern Caribbean with over 50MW of small scale utility planned, the availability of feedstock sees a competitive market for cruise ship waste says Dr. Janusz Przeorek President of SOLIDEA Group and the PowerCan® 200 CHP team. The campaign for cruise ships not to leave their garbage behind is now truly reversed at least in the Caribbean
Grid parity is a dated term in the Caribbean practically all mainstream forms of renewable energy are lower cost than grid solutions, for many grid also means unreliable as sustainable alternatives to Diesel such as Bio fuels have not emerged energy demand now overshadows supply. Solar and CHP together will deliver the energy solutions of the future and unlike grid solutions it will always be available even to the remotest of islands.
Hurricanes mean wind solutions are impractical, the cost for wind full life cycle no longer competes with Solar and CHP which of course are both Hurricane proof. Solar works practically all day every day whilst CHP ticks over in reserve during the day and at night time PowerCan® 200 CHP provides all the energy requirements making waste extinct as it goes as most islands export their MSW huge cost savings are available using PowerCan® 200.
PowerCan® 200 is simply a plug and play containerized system “it takes as long to install as it takes to ship the container” says SOLIDEA Groups Steve Walker “no chimney, no smoke, no steam, no noise the containers can even be immersed in the sand if so required CHP is “the least obtrusive of renewable energy.
CHP needs feedstocks and there is only so much waste readily available on a power hungry desert island even for the highly efficint PowerCan® 200. Cruise ships produce a lot of wasted food, garbage and even human waste all of which is ideal feedstock for PowerCan® 200 CHP. Turning waste into energy locally balances all kinds of CO2 accounts, saving money and making our world and especially SIN’s into healthier better places to live
SOLIDEA Solar and CHP integrated system solutions, with PowerCan® 200 CHP are capable of creating new micro grids of manageable local utility size requirements. Solar and CHP combined Installations are already available to Islands and small nations or SINners’ worldwide.
July 1 2015 Gdansk
The New PowerCan [right] seen here with the PowerCan 200 [left] is an Updraft Gasifier. “Whilst it comes as some surprise to the Industry Up draft Gasification provides more benefit
SOLIDEA, sp. z o.o. PowerCan200 Team has won a major national award for its environmental innovation. More than 400 candidates from some of Poland’s largest power and engineering companies competed to fund development of their new technologies under GEKON financial sponsorship, with full Polish government support. Good news for PowerCan clients
The production of the new PowerCan
Warsaw 28 February 2014
You could be forgiven for thinking that the Organic Hydrogen Battery here on the left is a glass plant pot filled with wood-chips because that’s exactly what it is. With an Energy Industry desperate to find effective renewable means to store and distribute energy the SOLIDEA Group energy team has been focusing on… Read More