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Fuels and biomass

The traditional activity of ITI is the development and implementation of energy plants using wood biomass as a direct source of energy. These have the advantage, distinguishing themselves from fossil fuels, that they do not impact environmentally with an increase in overall carbon dioxide, since the CO2 emitted during combustion is the same as the plant absorbed during its life cycle and would return to the atmosphere during normal degenerative processes.

Combustion therefore does not anticipate this cycle, making carbon dioxide available again for plants.

The most common fuels in our plants are:

  • Wastes from the Forestry and Wood Industry (sawdust, bark, chipboard, woody material of various sizes and humidity)
  • Scraps of Agricultural and Urban processing (corn stalks, various prunings, etc.)
  • Waste from the Food Industry (tomato skins, olive oil, residues resulting from fruit juice production, brewery, waste from seed oil production or bran processing etc.)
  • Arborea and Herbaceae dedicated crops (Short-Middle Rotation)
  • Refuse fuels

After a study and proper fuel characterization, according to the customer's energy requirement, the plant is designed and dimensioned to ensure the maximum efficiency of the plant and to deliver the expected results.