Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: Alfagy Ltd

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Energy Efficient Box Stores CO2 in Farmers Vegetables - A new heat and power box stores CO2 in tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers while delivering electricity to nearby homes - Alfagy.com
Energy Efficient Box Stores CO2 in Farmers Vegetables

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, 2011/02/21 - A new heat and power box stores CO2 in tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers while delivering electricity to nearby homes - Alfagy.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Agriculture/Aquaculture Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

New Box Stores CO2 In Vegetables

A new heat and power box stores CO2 in tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers while delivering electricity to nearby homes.

A British company, Alfagy Ltd, is launching a new heat and power plant in a box. An aptly named ‘The Green Box’, the device captures CO2 from the flue of a 1 MWe power generator. The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant is fitted with CO2 capture and heat recovery which is the first and smallest in the world. The plant is mobile and can be transported, erected and commissioned in a matter of days.

The Green box is connected to the natural gas Grid and uses the fuel to generate heat, power and CO2. The heat is used to keep the temperature constant in the greenhouses during summer and winter. Little electricity is consumed in the greenhouse, so most of the power generated is exported to the national power Grid and sold to customers. The CO2 is injected into glasshouses where the carbon dioxide is absorbed by plants and speeds growth of vegetables such as peppers, tomatoes and lettuces. Increasing vegetable growth by up to 30%, the extra CO2 ensures that shoppers can get fresh produce much quicker on the table. In addition, this CO2 storage has benefits for growers and the environment.

The Box helps farmers financially
The boxes benefit farmers and growers by increasing their revenues, cash flow and decreasing their costs. The generator produces the heat and CO2 that plants require and the excess electricity is exported and sold to the Grid or nearby customers for a profit.

The vegetables are grown in the UK and closer to the consumers which decrease food miles and pollution by airplanes and lorries carrying vegetables around the world. In addition to lowering food miles, the energy consumed at the farm is very energy efficient which all benefit the environment by decreasing emissions by almost 50%. The combined heat and power production is the most beneficial energy production method to date as it has some 90% energy efficiency in addition to the use of the CO2 for accelerated vegetable growth.

Alfagy’s chairman, Peter Kindt, says: “I am thrilled that the development of The Green Box came so soon and we are looking forward to plumping millions of tomatoes and vegetables.”

Proven technology and process
The process is safe and has been demonstrated all over mainland Europe in more than 800 locations. The boxes are an efficient way of generating energy locally where it is required. This is a sharp contrast to extraordinary waste of energy production in the UK today. More than 50% of energy is wasted by our power stations and our home boilers today. Instead of making power centrally and wasting heat into the air, the UK could be using local energy that is more efficient and secure. Distributed energy generation is considered to most cost and energy effective way to ensure that the lights stay on and effectively reduce carbon emissions fast.

Peter Kindt adds: “It is incomprehensible that the Government isn’t incentivising energy efficient local heat and power. CHP is an established technology that is easy and cheap to install. Why waste 50% of all energy?”

About Alfagy Limited
Alfagy (alfagy.com) is a leading supplier of energy efficient and renewable energy plant in Europe and the US. Their products include: biogas plant, anaerobic digestion plant, natural gas CHP, biogas CHP, Biomass CHP, wood heat and power plants, biomass boilers and solar panels.

About CHP
CHP is the most efficient way to heat and power buildings by increasing the use of energy up to 50%. CHP is a proven technology that has been used for more than 30 year in continental Europe but has middle uptake in the UK despite all the good efforts on limiting green house gas emissions.

The Green Box
The Green Box development is in response to financier’s requirements before providing funding and the ease of installation. In one week, a 1 MWe unit can be installed as two containers are delivered to the farm and connected. The units can be disconnected quickly for refurbishment or use at another site.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Agriculture/Aquaculture Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Alfagy Ltd

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Agriculture/Aquaculture articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Energy Efficient Box Stores CO2 in Farmers Vegetables

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Peter Kindt - Alfagy.com 
+44(0)87 0033 6600 press[.]alfagy.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Alfagy Ltd securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Agriculture/Aquaculture via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Alfagy Ltd / Company Profile


Read Agriculture/Aquaculture Most Recent Related Press Releases:

DSM to Showcase its Milk Testing Capabilities At SPACE 2016
Dairy Futures CRC Concludes 7 Years of Dairy Industry Innovation - Hands Over to DairyBio
BASF Hosts AgGateway Europe Project Meeting to Improve Technology Standardization and Information Exchange for Farmers
Manatee Holdings Ltd Receives Committed to Engagement Award™
Borealis to Acquire German Plastics Recycler mtm plastics GmbH and mtm Compact GmbH
AquaVision 2016 Announces The DSM Innovation Award
Dairy Australia to Accelerate Farmer Support
BASF Opens New R&D Center for Biological Crop Protection and Seed Solutions
ANDRITZ to Supply 300,000 Tons-per-year Poultry Feed Plant to Scotland
Frost & Sullivan Honors Iteris for ClearAg®, its Open Agronomic Platform that Provides Precision Agriculture Services

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  JobsWare.com







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today