Project LLC Thermal Reformer Synthesis West BiofuelsWoodland , CA

Country United States  
Status operational  
Raw Material forest residues  
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Type TRL 6-7 Demonstration  
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Project Owner West Biofuels  
City Woodland, CA  
ZIP 95695  
Input 1 Name clean wood, waste wood  
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Partners University of California  
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Startup 2007  
Contact (visible on Website) Matt Summers  
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Techlology Brief West Biofuels uses dual fluidized bed thermal reforming system that breaks down biomass into its molecular components through chemical reactions brought on by high heat, oxygen and steam at low pressure.  
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Additional Information Woodland Biomass Research Center, Woodland, CA, USA: The Woodland Research Center is located approximately 20 miles north‐west of Sacramento in Woodland, California. The facility was built in cooperation with the University of California to demonstrate