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In this list we have just tried to demonstrate the depth of projects undertaken and therefore it should not be considered exhaustive. Projects marked with TES Logo have active links to provide more information : click the button or click on the link as you prefer.

2015 CountryOutline
Confidential Basic engineering and Class 1 cost estimate for major biorefinery development. This was following the work in the previous year but at a new location and involved a major increase in the HP steam conditions. Careful coordination was required with the team undertaking the basic engineering for the process side of the project.
Philippines Supply of TES combustion equipment [bagasse feeders, bagasse spreaders, pinhole grates] and steam drum internals for the two boilers engineered in 2014.
Senegal Remedial engineering of an Indian supplied bagasse fired boiler at the Richard Toll factory. This was subsequently extended to the supply of a completely new bagasse feed train using TES feeders, spreaders and chute level detection.
South Africa Conceptual engineering and cost estimation for the power station at a possible new sugarcane factory in northern Natal.
Zambia Supply of an additional TES bagasse feeder to the contractor expanding the capacity of the 160 ton/h boiler listed below in 2007.
2014 CountryOutline
South Africa Engineering for a 'zero' auxiliary fuel and electrical generation 'neutral' project at an existing sugarcane with biorefinery. The project has made the mill near fuel neutral [without the need for bagasse handling] and electrically self sufficient at +-19MW instead on importing +-6MW.
2014/16Philippines Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 200 ton/hr of 4,500 kPa(g), 460 C steam. This unit is for the same group as the boiler which was installed in 2005.
Romania Audit of European manufactured dual sunflower seed husk and gas fired boilers at an oilseed plant owned by a major international trading house. Subsequently advised on the remedial measures required to allow the units to operate correctly.
2014/16Philippines Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 200 ton/hr of 4,500 kPa(g), 460 C steam. This unit is the third boiler for this group at another of its factories.
2013 CountryOutline
Zambia Revision of the pipework on the letdown station of a sugarcane factory power station. The project was subsequently extended to include a substantial part of the steam range pipework of the factory.
Philippines Running a one week training course for the next generation of sugarcane factory engineers on power station technology.
Brazil Audit of several sugarcane factory power stations as part of a larger factory audit by Sugar Knowledge International for a major group.
Confidential Preliminary design and costing for a power station at a speciality chemical project co-located with a sugarcane factory.
Russia Preliminary design for a new power station at an existing beet sugar factory which was relying on a arm's-length utility power station contract for its energy.
2012 CountryOutline
Tanzania Design and supply of steam air pre-heater system to overcome the corrosion issues on the air heater of a seven year old 90 t/h bagasse fired boiler.
South Africa Studies to resolve the commercial issues at a sugar factory selling bagasse fibre to an adjoining pulp and paper factory. Options ranged from a new, high efficiency power station to converting an existing coal fired boiler to fire bagasse or just improving the efficiency of the existing station.
2012/13Honduras Design and specification for a 30 MW power station for a textile factory to burn a range of fibrous fuels including miscanthus. The design included a milling step to dewater the green fuels under consideration.
Philippines Survey of the power stations at two sugarcane factories in order to prepare for electrical export projects.
Mauritius Examination of the relocation and further upgrade of the boiler first moved from Reunion to Mauritius in 1993/94.
2011 CountryOutline
China Development engineering of a bagasse dryer installation to improve the efficiency of an existing boiler.
Belize Review of the bagasse fired boilers at the new electrical export station at Tower Hill sugar mill following the damage caused to the turboalternators by carry-over earlier in the year.
2011/13Bolivia Engineering and detailed design of the bagasse fired power station island for a 7000 tcd sugarcane ethanol plant. The station will incorporate a 100 ton/hr Thermal Energy Systems boiler, a 10 MW turboalternator plus all of the associated ancillary equipment.

2010 CountryOutline
Guyana Review of the bagasse fired boilers at Skeldon II sugar mill following the partial melt-down of the one unit due to maloperation.
Tanzania Combustion engineering on a project to burn Napier Grass at a proposed power station.
Mexico Independent shareholder review of a proposed new power station at Puga sugar factory. The boiler will be a 200 t/h with proposed steam conditions of 6,700 kPa / 510 C and the TA set will be 35 MW.
2010/11Swaziland Specification, contract negotiation and appointment as Engineer for a 105 ton/hr greenfield bagasse / coal fired boiler plus a 25 MW turboalternator at Ubombo Ranches [Big Bend] estate. The trash combustion work undertaken in 2009 is incorporated into the overall project.
2010/11Indonesia Re-engineering and equipment supply for the refurbishment of two bagasse fired boilers.

2009 CountryOutline
Swaziland Combustion engineering on a project to maximise electrical output by burning cane trash recovered from the fields at Ubombo Ranches [Big Bend] estate.
2009/12
Tamazula Boiler
Mexico Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 220 ton/hr of 5,300 kPa(g), 460 C steam. This is the second boiler for this particular Client but at markedly different site conditions.

2008 CountryOutline
2008/09Mexico Thermodynamic design and preliminary engineering for an electrical export station at one of the country's larger sugar mills. This followed the government's change of stance with respect to export from industrial plant.
Zambia Supply of TES bagasse feeders to the contractor undertaking the 160 ton/h boiler listed below in 2007.
USA Preliminary engineering for a fourth boiler at the world's largest bagasse fired power station.
Tanzania Investigations into a serious carry-over issue on the relatively new bagasse fired boiler, alone supporting the operations at one of the country's sugar mills.

2007 CountryOutline
2007/09
Guabira Boiler
Bolivia Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 210 ton/hr of 4,400 kPa(g), 440 C steam. The Client is currently planning a second boiler of the same design.
Philippines Feasibility study for an export cogeneration station to be built at one of the larger cane sugar factories on Negros.
Ecuador Remedial engineering of a bagasse fired, client designed export cogeneration station that did not perform as expected when put into service.
2007/09Zambia Specification, contract negotiation and appointment as Engineer for a 160 ton/hr greenfield bagasse fired boiler plus a 30 MW turboalternator

2006 CountryOutline
2006/07Confidential Basic engineering and cost estimating for a greenfield 30 MW export cogeneration station to be co-located with a new sucrose and ethanol production facility
2006/07South Africa Engineering of a remedial upgrade to three 55 t/h oil and gas fired boilers generating 4,300 kPa(g), 400 C steam at a port oil refinery
Zambia Thermodynamic analysis and basic engineering of a 30 MW export cogeneration station at Nakambala.

2005 CountryOutline
2005/07
XICO Boiler
Mexico Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 200 ton/hr of 4,100 kPa(g), 400 C steam. This boiler has been designed to operate at 3,100 kPa initially which presents a challenge to ensure that the greater steam volume can still be adequately de-misted
Mexico Co-generation studies at two different factories for one of the largest sugar producers in the country. Each was unique in terms of the development plans with one planned to follow the 'Brazilian' model and the other to host a co-located refinery

2004 CountryOutline
USA Supply of a TES bagasse feeders for the boiler being installed at the new Lacassine syrup factory in Louisiana
Mexico Diagnostic review of five existing bagasse fired boilers for one of the main groups operating in the Mexican sugar industry
CAD Stoker for USSCUSA Supply of a TES Continuous Ash Discharge Stoker for the 227 ton/hr boiler which is described below. The unit, at the Client's request, is divided into four sections with twin drives at each side
2004/05Tanzania Specification, contract negotiation and appointment as Engineer for a 90 ton/hr greenfield bagasse fired boiler

2003 CountryOutline
2003/05
BUSCO Boiler
Philippines Engineering of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 200 ton/hr of 3,100 kPa(g), 350 C steam. This unit is fitted with a double bank economiser in order to achieve a high efficiency

2003/05
USSC Boiler
USA
EI Awards 2006
Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 227 ton/hr of 4,000 kPa(g), 413 C [500,000 lb/h of 600 psig, 750 F] steam. The unit has particularly stringent emissions requirements.

This Project won the Energy Institute Environmental Award 2006 [click on the EI Awards logo to the left and above - see third category down]

2003/04Philippines Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 200 ton/hr of 3,100 kPa(g), 400 C steam. This will be the only boiler at the factory so reliability is an important issue

2002 CountryOutline
Scrubber for CADPPhilippines Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems variable throat cyclonic scrubber for an existing 136 ton/h bagasse fired FW boiler. Maximum permitted particulate burden was 80mg/Nm3 under all conditions. Measured values at MCR were between 30 and 40 mg/Nm3
USA Conversion of a bagasse fired boiler to TES three drum feeders
Philippines Pinch Technology audit of a large raw sugar factory with co-located refinery in order to seek ways of conserving bagasse for fuel use during off-crop refining
Ecuador Design and operational review of a second hand bagasse fired boiler not performing in accordance with the sales contract
Philippines Operational review of a 136 t/h bagasse fired FW boiler to try and resolve severe water carry-over problems which were leading to coating out in a power turbine
2002/03Ecuador Safety review of a factory's steam pipework and steam using pressure vessels

2001 CountryOutline
2001/02Thailand Part of the Owner's Team for a bagasse fired export cogeneration station. Initially involves the supervision of the RFQ preparation and subsequent bid analysis
USA Design concept for a bagasse handling system to improve the boiler station at a large raw sugar factory with co-located refinery
Australia Technical audit of a wood waste fired heat unit with serious maintenance problems created by severe clinkering and slagging
Ecuador Design review of a new 120 t/h bagasse fired boiler
Nicaragua Technical audit of two bagasse fired boilers to determine how best to uprate them in order to make them suitable for cogeneration purposes, particularly with respect to efficiency
2001/02South Africa Part of the Owner's Team for a new flare gas fired boiler at an oil refinery. The role became much more complex and involved design and project management work when the contractor declared bankruptcy

2000 CountryOutline
2000/02New Zealand Technical audit of a 40 MW wood waste fired cogeneration station in a pulp and paper factory. This was followed by a series of remedial projects to bring the station up to specification
2000/01
Appleton Boiler
Jamaica Engineering and full detailed design of a Thermal Energy Systems greenfield bagasse fired boiler rated at 113 ton/hr of 36 bar(g), 399 C steam. The boiler was supplied as a turnkey package by a consortium which included Cogeneration Systems
USA Modelling of a 200 ton/hr bagasse fired boiler using advanced computational fluid dynamic techniques with a view to modifying the furnace from a vertical swirl unit as originally designed to a horizontal swirl unit more suited to biomass suspension firing

1999 CountryOutline
Mozambique Conceptual design, specification, bid adjudication and contract negotiation for boiler refurbishment project at Xinavane
Colombia Investigation of operational problems on two new DZ boilers at Riopaila and Central Castilla and subsequent design of requisite modifications
Mauritius Supply of 12 TES bagasse feeders by licensee for two new boilers each rated at 140 t/hr of 81 bar, 525 C steam
Mozambique Supply of 3 TES bagasse feeders by licensee for an existing Babcock boiler at Xinavane

1998 CountryOutline
Ecuador Review of technical and commercial aspects of three Tenders submitted for the supply of a bagasse fired boiler
Tanzania Supply of 4 TES bagasse feeders for 2 Stork Werkspoor boilers at Kilombero mill
Swaziland Engineering integration and boiler setting for a 100 ton/hr bagasse/coal fired boiler for Ubombo mill and the design and supply of a 7,550 by 6,360 wide TES fully zoned CAD stoker
Belize Feasibility study for a 30 MW bagasse/oil fired power station at Tower Hill

1997 CountryOutline
Guadeloupe Supply of 12 TES bagasse feeders by licensee for two new boilers each rated at 140 t/hr of 81 bar, 525 C steam
Guatemala Design engineering for the conversion of an existing bagasse fired exporting power station to dual bagasse/coal firing
RSA Supply of 4 TES fuel trains [feeders and spreaders] for a CE 65 ton/hr bagasse/coal fired unit
Cameroon Diagnostic studies on 2 bagasse fired boilers with a view to uprating them
1996/97USA Specialist fuel handling design services for two new power stations [75 and 60 MW] fired on bagasse and wood waste
1996/97Thailand Technical consultancy services for a new 44MW power station to be fired on palm oil wastes

1996 CountryOutline
Mauritius Feasibility study for firm power export from a sugar mill
RSA Supply of 4 TES spreaders for a 105 ton/hr FW bagasse fired boiler
Colombia Review of erosion problems on an existing bagasse and coal fired boiler
USA Supply of 25 TES bagasse feeders by licensee for two new power stations in Florida
Madagascar Survey of two boilers at an operational sugar factory
Mauritius Feasibility study for firm power export from a sugar mill
1995/96Mauritius Planning phase for a 25 MW expansion at an existing bagasse/coal fired power station
1995/96Guadeloupe Engineering, detail design and project management for the upgrade of three Riley boilers from 35 t/hr to 50 t/hr

1995 CountryOutline
Ecuador Study for co-generation options at an agro-industrial complex
1994/95RSA Engineering the uprating of an 85 ton/hr B+W boiler to 100 t/hr. This unit was also fitted with TES fuel trains [feeders and spreaders] and relocated from one mill to another
1994/95Guadeloupe Study for the upgrading of three existing bagasse fired boilers
1994/95Mauritius Engineering and project management audits for a new 37 MW power station to be fired on bagasse and coal

1994 CountryOutline
1993/94RSA Complete re-engineering of two existing bagasse fired boilers during re-location of a sugar mill. A 45 ton/hr CE boiler was redesigned to deliver 55 ton/hr and a 95 ton/hr FW boiler was redesigned to 105 ton/hr. In both cases the boilers were re-engineered from first principles within the limits of their combustion components and steam drums
1993/94Mauritius Consultancy, design and equipment supply for a project to purchase an existing bagasse fired boiler, relocating it and simultaneously upgrading its output by 15%

1993 CountryOutline
RSA Supply of 8 TES bagasse feeders for two new 100 t/hr Babcock boilers at the new [greenfield] Komati mill
Mauritius Diagnostic study on sugar factory boiler
Colombia Study and survey for converting an existing 150 t/hr wood fired boiler to bagasse firing
1992/93Colombia Design for the refurbishment of a 45 t/hr sugar factory boiler

1992 CountryOutline
Confidential Investigations for black liquor fired boiler in the paper industry
France Specialist design inputs to a major industrial boiler supplier for two 130 t/hr bagasse and coal fired boilers

1991 CountryOutline
Ecuador Design and procurement for the upgrade and modernisation of a 61 t/hr boiler at a sugar factory
Colombia Review of the boiler station at an operational sugar factory with a view to improving boiler operating efficiencies

1990 CountryOutline
Ecuador Review of the boiler station at an operational sugar factory
Mauritius Study for a 15 MW power station, to be dual fired with bagasse and coal


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