Landfill Diversion & Clean Energy GenerationThe “GEM”(Green Energy Machine)www.mswpower.comThe “GEM” at the Plymouth (MA) ...
GEM Overview The GEM is a Landfill Diverter– Converts useless waste into valuable clean energy Handles mixed waste strea...
GEM Benefits Helps achieve sustainability goals Processes unrecyclable waste on-sitewhere it is generated Eliminates la...
What’s Included GEM (45’ ISO container)– Solid waste pre-processor (shredder, drier, pellet mill, pellet hopper)– Gasifie...
5GEM Aerial Photo
Configuration Options- Front End Conveyor feeding– Multiple capacities available– Restricted card access– Foot pedal oper...
Configuration Options– Back End CHP– Power Hybrid fuel genset uses synthetic gasblended with diesel– Heat Engine and ex...
Remote Monitoring & Controls Over 100 sensors installed throughout the GEM measure awide array of parameters Wealth of d...
9 Thermal decompositionprocess Converts solid matter intogaseous form Resultant gas is flammable GEM methodology –Down...
Gas Data & Noise Level Gas Composition (% of Volume)– Nitrogen 44%– CO 22%– Hydrogen 18%– Methane 3%– Water 8%– CO2 5% G...
02004006008001,0001,200Incineration withEnergy CaptureSolar Wind GEM138440 440314177446330EmissionsSavingsinTons(CO2E) Ann...
GEM Weight12Weight by Component and Energy ConfigurationComponentDiesel CHP BoilerPounds Tons Pounds TonsMain Container 47...
Return on Investment Individualized payback modeling completed for each client Client provides input on payback variable...
Selling Approach Sales & Service– Direct– Channel Partners Environmental Consultants Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) ...
GEM Operating History (Thru Jan 2013)15Operating Parameter DataRun Time (Hours) 5,444Waste Processed (Tons) 525Ash Dispose...
MA Policy Changes Allowance for Pyrolysis & Gasification UnderConsideration– Promotes New, Environmentally-Friendly Techn...
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The 'GEM' (Green Energy Machine)

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Stub Haber, founder of MSW Power presents on his waste-to-energy system- the 'GEM' (Green Energy Machine).

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The 'GEM' (Green Energy Machine)

  1. 1. Landfill Diversion & Clean Energy GenerationThe “GEM”(Green Energy Machine)www.mswpower.comThe “GEM” at the Plymouth (MA) County Correctional Facility
  2. 2. GEM Overview The GEM is a Landfill Diverter– Converts useless waste into valuable clean energy Handles mixed waste streams– Paper, plastic, wood, food, agricultural waste– Processes up to 3 tons/day Diverts unrecyclable waste from landfill Complements existing recycling programs Occupies a compact footprint (45’ x 9.5’ x 8’)– Plus Front End/Back End2
  3. 3. GEM Benefits Helps achieve sustainability goals Processes unrecyclable waste on-sitewhere it is generated Eliminates landfill use by 95%– 5% ash may be placed in landfills or re-purposed Saves money– Eliminates 95% of waste hauling fees– Lowers energy costs3
  4. 4. What’s Included GEM (45’ ISO container)– Solid waste pre-processor (shredder, drier, pellet mill, pellet hopper)– Gasifier (Downdraft Gasification)– Non-ferrous and ferrous metal separation– Safety features (TUV certification)– Fire suppression Automatic ash removal Standard front loader Back-end for energy generation (generator or boiler) & switch gear forgenerator Regular design services & permitting assistance Installation and commissioning 90-day labor warranty (next day, 8 X 5) 1 yr parts warranty Remote monitoring service4
  5. 5. 5GEM Aerial Photo
  6. 6. Configuration Options- Front End Conveyor feeding– Multiple capacities available– Restricted card access– Foot pedal operation Top loading gravity feed Options– Compactor6
  7. 7. Configuration Options– Back End CHP– Power Hybrid fuel genset uses synthetic gasblended with diesel– Heat Engine and exhaust heat are recoveredfor use by facility Heat only– Boiler runs on synthetic gas– Provides hot air, hot water, or steam– Heat used by facility7
  8. 8. Remote Monitoring & Controls Over 100 sensors installed throughout the GEM measure awide array of parameters Wealth of data provides analysis capabilities– Anticipate potential maintenance requirements– Evaluate cost savings– Determine environmental benefits MSW Power engineer remotely monitors details of GEMoperation via wireless network interface Customer has access to a summary screen of operationaldata Many data points compiled to generate a real-time kioskscreen.8
  9. 9. 9 Thermal decompositionprocess Converts solid matter intogaseous form Resultant gas is flammable GEM methodology –Downdraft Gasification– Uses high heat in oxygen-starved process to convertsolids into gaseous fuel or“syngas”– Vacuum pulls gas thrubottom of gasifier with noemissions– Small-scale efficiency– Low-tar gas producingsystem
  10. 10. Gas Data & Noise Level Gas Composition (% of Volume)– Nitrogen 44%– CO 22%– Hydrogen 18%– Methane 3%– Water 8%– CO2 5% Gas Energy Content - 160 to 200 BTU/cu ft Noise Levels– SWP = 65dB at (Pellet Mill Doors)– Gasifier = 66dB (at GEM Container Corner)– SWP + Gasifier + Boiler = 68dB (next to GEM Container)– SWP + Gasifier + Generator = 75dB (23 feet from GEM)10
  11. 11. 02004006008001,0001,200Incineration withEnergy CaptureSolar Wind GEM138440 440314177446330EmissionsSavingsinTons(CO2E) Annual Greenhouse Gas Savings vs. LandfillsHeatWasteDisposalElectricity3154404401,090• Landfills produce 420 tons of GHG emissions annually to dispose of 3 tons of waste daily.• Utilities produce 440 tons of GHG annually to create 75kW of electricity daily.• Utilities produce 330 tons of GHG annually to create 180 kW of heat daily
  12. 12. GEM Weight12Weight by Component and Energy ConfigurationComponentDiesel CHP BoilerPounds Tons Pounds TonsMain Container 47,200 23.6 47,200 23.6Back End 8,760 4.4 14,800 7.4Auxiliary Equip 14,300 7.2 14,300 7.2Total Weight 70,260 35.1 76,300 38.1
  13. 13. Return on Investment Individualized payback modeling completed for each client Client provides input on payback variables– Waste volume– Waste composition– Waste disposal cost– Electricity cost– Heat cost– Preferred options & customizations– Tax incentives Payback period significantly shorter than alternatives13
  14. 14. Selling Approach Sales & Service– Direct– Channel Partners Environmental Consultants Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) Equipment Manufacturers & Resellers Waste & Material Management Companies– Group Purchasing Organizations Authorized Supplier – Premier Inc.– 3,000 Member Hospitals with 100,000 sites14
  15. 15. GEM Operating History (Thru Jan 2013)15Operating Parameter DataRun Time (Hours) 5,444Waste Processed (Tons) 525Ash Disposed (%) 5.6 Underlying Technology– Downdraft Gasification Success To-Date– Edwards AFB, CA– Plymouth County County Correctional Facility, MA
  16. 16. MA Policy Changes Allowance for Pyrolysis & Gasification UnderConsideration– Promotes New, Environmentally-Friendly Technologies– Provides $350M Market Opportunity for GEM– Permitting Issues Must Be Delineated16

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