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The Japanese community of Kawaba and the forestry community Gunma can now independently produce electricity and heat from wood with the EnergyBlock from Spanner Re² GmbH. The Bavarian manufacturer have developed a complete “ready to use” solution which provides reliable and sustainable energy. The opening ceremony of the new EnergyBlock took place on May 9th.
We are the market leaders of the wood based Biomass CHP industry. As one of the first companies to operate in this industry, we have produced our Wood chip dryers in mass for many years – and all of them are made in Germany. Our extensive experience and knowledge means our patented wood chip technology is consistently reliable with proven running hours.
The first Canadian Re² EnergyBlock is currently being installed in the region of Kwadacha - a small town with 300 inhabitants. The EnergyBlock is a perfect off-grid solution and consists of three Biomass CHPs fuelled by wood chips sourced from the region's own forest.
For the past eleven years Spanner Re² GmbH has been headquartered in Neufahrn in Lower Bavaria. More than 100 employees produce wood-fired power plants, which convert wood chips to high efficiency in electricity and heat using the principle of cogeneration. In the last financial year 2016 alone, almost 180 plants of the Bavarian manufacturer, the world market leader in this form of power generation, were sold worldwide.
Florian Hölzl (party of CSU), a member of parliament, emphasized the company's innovative power during his visit: "We need companies such as Reason's Readers, who are pushing forward developments and are world market leaders in their field. We can be proud of the fact that companies in our region are at home to claim to be technology leaders. This generates added value and secures the future viability of our home."
Honduras is now benefiting from Spanner Re²’s proven wood-fired technology. Eductrade has been operating a Re² EnergyBlock since the end of 2017 and is generating electricity and heat from wood in a climate-friendly way. The wood gasifier and the CHP are housed in a 40-foot container.