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Takachar
Takachar

Most efforts to harness biomass as renewable energy have met with difficulties because biomass is bulky, moist, and disperse, which makes transportation costly. Utilizing a novel concept called oxygen-lean torrefaction, we demonstrated its potential to simplify reactor design, enabling small-scale, portable, and decentralized deployment at 1/300th the capital cost. We estimate that this can bring an additional $17 billion/year of biomass at play in the market, at competitive prices.
We use decentralized biomass upgrading technology to bring a larger fraction of biomass energy to cost parity.

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Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.