03 February 2011
Proving the microwave charcoal technology the easy part
Carbonscape co-founder Nick Gerritsen describes what his team has developed as an “enabling technology”
In one sense, proving Carbonscape’s novel one-step process can cheaply produce highly porous charcoal was the easy part.
Now the Blenheim-based cleantech company faces the potentially far greater challenge of nationally and globally commercialising its method of turning biomass such as sawdust into what is known as activated carbon (AC). Carbonscape co-founder Nick Gerritsen describes what his team has developed as an “enabling technology,”, and a part of the push to use waste as a resource. Read more http://sciblogs.co.nz/stick/2011/02/03/proving-the-microwave-charcoal-technology-the-easy-part……-now-to-sell-it/