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Re: GSBN:Anyone heard of a bale furnace?
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- Subject: Re: GSBN:Anyone heard of a bale furnace?
- From: Joyce Coppinger jc10508@...
- Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 08:48:56 -0500
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Thanks for the information. I'll check it out and share what find.
on 8.23.2005 11:50 PM, billc_lists@...
> At 2:31 PM -0500 8/23/05, Joyce Coppinger wrote:
>> Has anyone on the GSBN heard of a bale furnace? Burns large round bales -
>> similar to a wood furnace. Looking for contact information, specifications
>> and any information available.
> Actually, yes.
> I remember seeing a promo exhibit for such an idea at the 1980 World
> Fair in Knoxville, TN from an outfit in one of the slavic
> countries... I don't recall which.
> I thought at the time it was a pretty goofy idea, but I didn't know
> then that straw is often considered waste and this would be thought
> of as a biomass waste-to-energy idea.
> I just did a google search on "bale burning energy" which brought up
> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.inforse.dk/europe/su_sk_straw.htm">http://www.inforse.dk/europe/su_sk_straw.htm</a> and
> <a target="_blank" href="http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/eng3127">http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/eng3127</a>
> among others.
> Bill Christensen
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