2019 Exhibitors

Biocore Environmental Ltd

Biocore Environmental Ltd was founded in 2010 with the aim to provide biosolids services and generate renewable energy. Since the Company started we have grown into one of the largest biosolids management companies in the Irish market now catering for over 100,000 tonnes of both municipal and private biosolids. The company has replaced many thousand tonnes of chemical fertilisers and reduced the cost to our customers.

The renewable energy division has recently completed the development and sale of the 2nd largest energy crop Anaerobic Digestion plant in the UK. The plant utilised the latest in gas upgrade technology to enable it to inject over 20 million cubic meters of renewable gas (biomethane) into the UK national grid. Construction is completed on our first Irish renewable energy project, a 1 MW Anaerobic Digestion plant, with the facility due to be fully commissioned in March 2019.

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Biomass Engineering

Since its establishment, Biomass Engineering has quickly grown to be one of the most recognised and trusted names within the biomass industry in Ireland. Members of our experienced team have been delivering biomass projects in Ireland since as far back as 1998.

Biomass Engineering is the main distributor for Fröling biomass boilers in the Republic of Ireland with turnkey solutions ranging from 7kW to 1500kW. For larger biomass plants including combined heat and power plants, Biomass Engineering has an established partnership with URBAS.

Our dedicated and focused team provide full turnkey services to clients covering all aspects of biomass projects from the initial feasibility through to long term maintenance contracts.

Our Services include:

  • Survey and Feasibility
  • Design and Build
  • Design, Build and Operate – ESCO
  • Commissioning of Plants
  • Maintenance Contracts

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BUNCANIER Project

The BUCANIER Project – (Building Clusters and Networks in Enterprise & Research)

BUCANIER aims to support small businesses on the Irish Sea border until June 2020. It seeks to increase innovation capacity within SMEs and social enterprises by collaborating with Higher Education institutions and other public bodies to boost productivity across Ireland and Wales. The project is working in the key growth sectors of the Welsh and Irish economies, food and drink, life sciences and renewable energy.

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Calor

In 2018, Calor launched BioLPG as a new renewable fuel in Ireland. BioLPG is identical in appearance and performance to conventional LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas). It is transported and stored in the same tanks and used in the same boilers and appliances as conventional LPG but there is one important difference – the production process.

BioLPG is made from a mix of sustainably-sourced renewable and waste materials and is made in a manner which promotes sustainable land use in accordance with European guidance. Importantly, it is fully traceable and certified in this regard.
BioLPG can be used for any industrial or commercial thermal process, and a range of applications, such as heating, catering, drying and even as the fuel of choice for forklift operators. Notably, BioLPG is now used to power many homes across the island of Ireland.

The most obvious benefit is that of carbon savings. Calor BioLPG has delivered savings of up to 90% in greenhouse gas emissions. This is providing a major boost to Ireland’s efforts to achieve targets both in terms of emissions reduction and renewable heat deployment. For more information on BioLPG or to speak to a Calor energy consultant.

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Celignis Analytical

Celignis is a dedicated biomass analysis laboratory that provides our clients with the most precise data to allow them to make the best use of their biomass feedstocks and optimise their biomass conversion processes.

We offer a range of analysis services relevant to the bioeconomy. These include:

– Properties related to biomass combustion (e.g. calorific value, chlorine, ash etc.).
– Physical properties of biomass (e.g. particle size of wood chips, pellet dimensions).
– Evaluation of anaerobic digestion feedstocks and process outputs (e.g. biomethane potential).
– Characterisation of biomass for use in the production of advanced biofuels (e.g. cellulosic ethanol).
– Analysis of aquatic biomass (e.g. seaweed).
– Profiling of the liquid outputs of biomass conversion processes.

We are based in Limerick and are a spin-out from research at the University of Limerick which led to significant improvements over the state of the art in the analysis of biomass and the products of biomass conversion. We are also currently active in several biomass research projects funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.

Celignis – “With accurate data the opportunities are limitless”

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Celtic Anglian Water Ltd

Celtic Anglian Water Ltd (CAW) is an Irish registered company headquartered in Dublin.  In partnership with our UK sister company, Alpheus Environmental Ltd, we provide capital works solutions and operation & maintenance services for water and wastewater treatment for both private and municipal Clients across a range of Sectors  including, Municipal, Food & Beverage, BioPharmaChem, Power, Education, Residential and Leisure.

CAW is very conscious of the emphasis that our Clients are currently placing on the Circular Economy and the setting of Sustainability Goals for, inter-alia, energy usage, electricity consumption, waste to Landfill and water consumption /recovery. We have a focus on driving operational efficiencies for our Clients with a specific emphasis on the Whole Life Costs of the solutions we propose. In this respect we are focused on energy management and resource recovery particularly where this leads to the generation of renewable energy from waste feedstock streams.

All of the wastewater treatment facilities managed by CAW are ISO 50001 accredited and the operational activities of CAW generates c.12,000,000m3 of Biogas annually from waste streams through the application of advanced treatment technologies.  This Biogas, equivalent to c.75,000MWh of energy annually, is used to fuel both Combined Heat and Power Units as well as Steam Generating Plant, CAW manages the generation of c.30,000MWh of electricity annually from CHP Units at its Dublin Ringsend Treatment Works.

At CAW we are committed to supporting our Clients in achieving their Sustainability Goals particularly those Goals that are focused on energy management, energy efficiencies and the generation of renewable energy.

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CHP Mechanical Services Ltd

We have been at the forefront of the specialist biomass boiler industry for over 15 years, we have designed, specified, supplied, fitted and continue to maintain over 300 hundred biomass boiler systems.

This experience (particularly in the commercial sector) cements our position as one of Ireland’s most knowledgeable biomass boiler installers. CHP doesn’t just install the biomass boiler but can supply a complete turnkey package for your entire heating requirements. Our knowledge, along with the use of top quality products, allow us to develop the best system for your project tailored to your specific requirements, ensuring a high standard of work with minimum downtime.

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Clearpower

Clearpower Ltd. is a multi-disciplinary renewable energy company operating across Ireland and Northern Ireland offering the below services:

  • Energy Consultation Services including energy audits and feasibility studies;
  • Biomass Boiler Installation – Turnkey Solutions;
  • Tailored Maintenance Packages – Biomass Boilers;
  • Biomass Supply – Woodchip and wood-pellets – WFQA certified;
  • Solid Fuel – Seasoned Firewood & Wood Briquettes;
  • Solar PV – Ground & Roof mounted installations;
  • Oil & Gas Boiler Maintenance – RGI & OFTEC Certified; and
  • Flue Cleaning – Commercial and Industrial.

Established in Ireland in 2002 Clearpower Ltd. has installed over 100 Commercial & Industrial scale installations to date.

www.clearpower.ie
Overall Product of the Show Award Winner at Energy Show 2017

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Copper Industries

Copper Industries design and manufacture specialised buffer tanks to ensure you get the most efficient use of your biogas boiler. These quality buffer tanks vary from 7kW to 84MW. Anaerobic Digestion (AD) produces renewable energy which have proven to be ideal to work alongside our range of electric, solar and wind power hot water storage solutions.

Our wide range of hot water buffer tanks are designed for commercial and industrial use, some with up to: 300,000 litres capacity. Direct and indirect units come in stand alone models and are fully insulated, whatever the size.

All of our cylinders can be customized to suit your needs. As well as our award-winning range of products, we also offer a custom 3D CAD design service allowing your exact specifications to be met.

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Dorset Green Machine bv 

Dorset Green Machines, a Dutch machine manufacturing enterprise. Our focus is on commercially attractive solutions for treatment of biomass waste products.

We are specialists in using available residual heat for drying biomasses, such as manure, digestate and sewage sludge. Dorset produces anything from plug-and-play solutions up to complete biosolids production factories. Dorset manufactures complete pelleting plants in plug-and-play container solutions. Pelletizing makes the dried product more marketable and significantly decreases the volume. Vacuum evaporation can be used for effective separation of contaminants. Our sludge dryers are frequently provided with biological Air-cleaning, which reduce odour and ammonia emissions.

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Ethanol Europe

Ethanol Europe is an Irish company operating Europe’s largest ethanol biorefinery. The biorefinery is held through Ethanol Europe’s operating subsidiary, Pannonia Ethanol, based in Hungary, where grain is a key agricultural crop and in plentiful local supply. The plant processes over a million tons of feed corn annually, sourced directly from farms in the area. Since commencing production in 2012, the facility has doubled in size.

The company’s speciality is processing corn kernels from maize. The components of the kernel, fibre, starch, protein and oil, are broken down into materials with a wide range of applications.
The company’s foundation process is production of ethanol. The Hungarian plant produces 500 million litres of ethanol annually, supplying 10% of the European market. This ethanol reduces carbon emissions from petrol by 70%. The corn ethanol technology makes possible the manufacturing of renewable materials in a cost-efficient manner.

The most significant co-product produced by Ethanol Europe is DDGS: an enriched protein feed for animals. The plant produces 325,000 tons of DDGS per annum.

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Gas Networks IrelandGas Networks Ireland

Gas Networks Ireland owns and operates one of the safest and most reliable Natural Gas networks in the world. With abundant capacity for additional connections, our network consists of over 14,000km of gas pipelines supplying 700,000 customers, in 21 counties, across Ireland.

Addressing climate change is a key priority for us and we are committed to playing a leading role in decarbonising Ireland’s energy future through energy innovation such as Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Renewable Gas. In 2019, we are introducing Renewable Gas, a new, indigenous and sustainable source of energy to our network. Our ambition is to have 20% Renewable Gas on the gas network by 2030.

Natural Gas can power your business with clean, reliable energy; all while saving on your energy bills. It is the natural choice for almost 30,000 businesses. Delivering significant cost savings, Natural Gas is 72% cheaper than electricity, 60% cheaper than LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) cylinders, 54% cheaper than bulk LPG and 42% cheaper than oil*.

Natural Gas is a clean energy, it emits significantly less carbon dioxide than other fuels, producing 23% less CO2 than oil and 53% less than electricity, which is better for the environment.**

Natural Gas is a proven, versatile energy solution, it can meet all your energy requirements and is piped directly to premises, so there is no need for deliveries or storage.

To connect your business to the Natural Gas network, contact our business link service at 1850 411 511 and we will be delighted to assist you. Alternatively, you can contact us by email on businesslink@gasnetworks.ie or visit our website www.gasnetworks.ie

*Average prices for all fuels. Source: SEAI Fuel Cost Comparison for Commercial/Industrial Fuels (October 1st 2018)
**Source: SEAI 2017

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HALSTON

Halston are a leading professional services company who provide management and consultancy support to clients within the renewable energy sector in Ireland. We work with and advise our clients at all stages throughout the life-cycle of their project from concept stage right through to decommissioning. Our experience extends across a broad range of projects and technologies in the energy sector including; biogas , biomethane, biomass, gasification, pyrolysis, power to gas, grid connected battery energy storage plants, conventional gas-power plants, solar and wind.

Projects are led by our dedicated team of project managers and planning specialists who have the necessary expertise required to ensure successful delivery of projects on time and on budget.

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Irish BioEnergy Association

IrBEA is the National Association representing the bioenergy industry on the island of Ireland.

IrBEA seeks to increase understanding of issues related to biomass supply chains used to generate energy in the form of heat, electricity and transport. The main objectives of the association are to influence policy makers, to promote the development of bioenergy, and to promote the interests of its members.

Improving public awareness, networking and information sharing, and liaising with similar interest groups are other key areas of work in promoting biomass as an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable energy resource. Governance and strategic oversight is provided by our CEO, President and Management Committee, with operational support from an Executive Team.

IrBEA is affiliated to AEBIOM, the European Biomass Association and the European Biogas Association (EBA).

IrBEA operates as a not-for-profit limited liability company. IrBEA is funded from member contributions with other income established from services and consultancy.

Visit: www.irbea.org

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Laois Sawmills

Laois Sawmills began making pellets under the name of Greenwood pellets in 2007 and is now the only producer of wood pellets in the Republic of Ireland .We now supply both Ireland and the UK with our high quality pellets.

With a capacity of 50000 tonnes , Laois Sawmills is eagerly awaiting the uptake of the recently announced Renewable Heat Support Scheme. General Manager, Rory Roberts commented ‘’Our pellet plant is supplied by our own sawmills and surrounding mills and with such a optimum location , we are ideally suited to supplying the whole of Ireland . All our pellets are of the highest quality EN plus A1 standard and we are FSC certified ensuring all raw material is sourced in a sustainable fashion. Quality and Service are our 2 main priorities and with a history of over 30 years , Laois Sawmills looks forward to working closely with new and existing customers.

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Leinster Pellets Ltd

As one of Ireland’s largest and longest established Wood Pellet and Wood Fuel distributors, Leinster Pellets Ltd. has a wealth of experience providing national distribution to the Domestic,Commercial & Industrial sectors. We take great pride in optimizing quality standards, pioneering a unique ‘ Soft Delivery System ‘ to gently handle bulk wood pellets. Our wood chip and wood pellets are FSC certified and exceed the latest WFQA & EN Plus A1 standards. We source locally to promote Irish employment & to support a sustainable long term economy as part of our corporate responsibility.

As proof of our long term commitment to the Irish Bioenergy Industry, Leinster Pellets Ltd. have invested heavily into a new purpose built,15 acre facility in Baltinglass, Co.Wicklow with substantial dry storage to comfortably handle 10,000 x tonnes of both wood chip and wood pellets simultaneously within our 75,000 ft2 insulated warehouse. We are dedicated members to industry organisations such as Irbea, WFQA & ITGA and believe the futures bright for Bioenergy.

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Malachy Walsh & Partners

Malachy Walsh and Partners is a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy providing a first class service to its clients since it was founded in 1967. The company objective is to seek continued growth of the Practice through increased diversity and the promotion of greater expertise and innovation, particularly in specialised engineering areas. The goal is to provide an all embracing engineering service encompassing Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental, Project Management, Conservation, P.S.D.P., Fire and Traffic sectors.

The Firm is successful in identifying areas of growth and pursuing these areas in the expansion of its business. The engagement and continued training of quality staff is a pre-requisite to achieving the firm’s goal. MWP will continue to employ Graduates from Irish and UK Universities and Institutes of Technology and recognises that the professional development of staff is key to securing their retention, to promote their individual wellbeing and in turn, to make them better able to meet the Firm’s needs.

The Firm’s success is primarily dictated by customer satisfaction.

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Murphy Bros (Ferns) Ltd

Established since 1957 Murphy Bros supply a wide range of equipment to the Biofuels, Recycling, Agriculture and Construction Industries. Tractor driven, truck or track mounted fuel-wood chippers form MUS-MAX, Disc chippers from NHS, Tracked Timber Harvesters from Neuson Forest, PTO and Hydraulic Mulchers from FAE, Seeders, Planters and Transplaters as well as Willow Planters from Egedal.

In the recycling industry we supply install and service primary shredders and secondary shredders for the production or SRF and RDF fuels. We offer comprehensive after sales service on all equipment we sell.

 

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Premium Pellets

Premium Pellets supply premium grade wood pellet fuel to a large customer base including Commercial, Industrial & Household Clients.
We believe that wood pellets will play an important role as a fuel source in the future – with many benefits including the reduction of co2 emissions, an environmentally friendly product and great value. Our wood pellets stand out from the rest for their Premium Quality.

As a company, Premium Pellets are also committed to providing an excellent standard of service, as we understand the importance of our customer’s requirements and customer satisfaction.
All our pellets are laboratory analysed before distribution to ensure our high product quality standards are maintained. Our wood pellets have low ash & moisture content and have a high calorific value.

We deliver wood pellets to clients in many Industry sectors including Agriculture, Engineering, Healthcare, Retail and Leisure, and this portfolio continues to grow. We have a large customer base in Ireland, delivering quantities ranging from 3 tonnes to 26 tonnes at a time in our specialised delivery trucks. We also service the household market, providing pre filled bags or bulk deliveries.

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Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI)

The Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI) is an industry forum representing the interests of those involved in the renewable gas supply chain across the island of Ireland, both north and south. RGFI is committed to influencing, supporting and delivering policies and initiatives that promote the development of the renewable gas industry in Ireland as an economically viable and environmentally sustainable component of the overall energy mix.

RGFI is a not for profit company limited by guarantee. Membership is open to all parties interested in renewable gas from both the public and private sectors.
RGFI affairs are managed to the highest standards of good governance and integrity, at all times representing the best interests of its membership.

Strategic Objectives
The core objective of RGFI is to bring together industry in the form of producers, consumers and supply chain participants to work together to inform, evaluate and promote policies that support the development of the renewable gas industry in Ireland.

Green Gas Certification Scheme (GGCS) or Guarantee of Origin  has completed the design stage by consortium of Dena and DBFZ the German energy agency. We are moving into the implementation phase of the GGCS during 2019.

The Gas Injection policy along with the business and connection arrangements have been positively supported by the CRU and GNI, towards enabling the development and support network of Central Grid Injection facilities.

The ambition of RGFI members is to have 20% Renewable Natural Gas in the gas grid by 2030, with strong engagement and support from industry consumer of gas to achieve this target. A large number of industries have mandatory targets to be carbon neutral by 2030.

The RGFI are progressing towards developing a Bio Fertiliser for digestate, to provide accurate data and information on standards, values and quality for the bio-fertiliser (digestate).

Membership of the Renewable Gas Forum Ireland is open and welcomes new member to join the industry forum, please contact pj@renewablegasforum.com or phone 087 2606468.

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Vogelsang Ireland Ltd.

Vogelsang Ireland is at the forefront of biogas innovation partnering with AD installers and end-users to operate more efficiently and economically with over 30 installations throughout Ireland. Our comprehensive products from pumps and macerators to digester feeding systems and disintegration technology simplify handling and improve gas yield. Like our PreMix solid matter feeder, which mixes and macerates a wide range of input materials, separates heavy objects and turns them into a homogenous suspension for optimal fermentation.

Together with our customers, we are continuously developing our biogas technology, adapting it to ongoing changes to deliver solutions for the efficient production of biogas. Further information on complete product range and company can be found at www.vogelsang.ie.

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WFQA

The Wood Fuel Quality Assurance Scheme (WFQA) certifies suppliers of woodchip, firewood, wood pellets and wood briquettes to the latest European quality standards while also ensuring that all wood fuel is sourced from sustainably managed sources.

Wood fuel quality is a vital component of ensuring that boilers, stoves and CHP units run efficiently and reliably, as well as ensuring that combustion is complete and that emissions to air meet all the required standards.

The WFQA also ensures that customers are provided with adequate information about the wood fuel they are purchasing in terms of weight, moisture content and size profile.

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