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The production of gas from wood burning is a complex process with a number of potential pitfalls. It places heavy demands on the plant control system, which needs to detect and counterbalance any process-related deviations right at the outset. A high level of built-in intelligence is also required in the other components deployed in the system.
A huge electricity bill prompted Austrian farmer Erwin Schiefer to think about becoming his own energy supplier. Schiefer knew that some natural energy sources were slowly but surely coming to an end, whereas there is still a lot of untapped potential in other sources – such as wood.