Combine : Prototype pour la valorisation de l’herbe de bords de route

Aile went to Wales in November 2013 to see the IFBB prototype Blue Conrad (1) in operation. This equipment produces solid fuel briquettes and biogas from grass : it is a new way extracting energy out of herbaceous ressources such as roadsides verges grass or natural areas grass cuts. The prototype will be in Côtes d'Armor within Combine Interreg IVB project in November 2014.

This technology exists at full scale on the site of Baden Baden waste water treatment plant. A visit to Germany will be organised for technicians and elected representatives in July 2014 

(1) IFBB is a technology developped by Kassel university in Germany. More information on Blue Conrad and IFBB process here.