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Bioenergy offers Africa an abundant and sustainable power source

Listen as ESI Africa speaks to Simon Ighofose, co-founder and CEO of bioenergy tech start-up PyroGenesys.


PyroGenesys has developed a waste-to-energy system to generate electricity. Using the pyrochemy chemical process, their system can turn turns waste biomass into a decentralised source of combined cooling, heat, power (CCHP) and value-added commodities like biochar.

In recent months the bioenergy startup’s projects in various African countries have delivered valuable lessons in processing high volumes of abundant waste biomass to provide clean-carbon neutral cooling, heat and power at competitive unit cost per kWh.

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