part of the department of Mechanics (Energy) of Université
catholique de Louvain, is a R&D organisation comprising of academic, scientific and
technical people. UCL/GEB develops projects in the field of biomass conversion
into electricity and heat, from feasibility studies through to pilot and
- Technical, economic
and environmental assessment of biomass-energy routes.
- Modelling of
- Analysis of the
fuel behaviour during the gasification (clean or polluted wood).
development of gasifier and energy conversion units.
Region of operation
Europe and Africa.
References and publications
2000-2002 WW.cogen - «Waste wood cogeneration » - feasibility of
waste wood gasification – environmental impact.
- « Renewable Electricity by GAsification of Ligno-fuels » - development of a CHP demonstration
1999-2001 « Power
and electricity production by biomass gasification» - exchange and formation of
researchers and experts from Burkina Faso,
- « Biomass gasification for modelling energy systems » : 10 MWth fluidised wood gasifier modelling and project coordination.
« Contributions of Wood as an energy source to sustainable development in Belgium».
TtCR-GAZEL - « Small scale
power plant based on gasification of short rotation coppice » design and development of the pilot plant.