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Bioenergy plant that recovers waste and produces carbon-free green energy through the pyrogasification process

September 2022


Bioenergy plant that recovers waste and produces carbon-free green energy through the pyrogasification process

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date September 27, 2022
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

Naoden aims to provide a technical solution for the production of heat for industrialists which is a sustainable, commendable and environmentally sound alternative to fossil fuels and distribution infrastructures. This solution is based on the principle of pyrogasification and aims to recover biomass or plant waste to extract a syngas used for drying, baking, boiler, hot water, steam, and electricity production. Noaden is already looking for hydrogene and methane production based on syngas.

The Environmental Benefits

  • One unit consumes approximately 880 tons per year of waste
  • One unit reduces 570 tons of CO2 compared to natural gas
  • One unit only requires 3.6 m² (1.2m large, 3m long, 3m length)
  • Recovery of biomass waste, one unit consumes 880 T/year of waste per year
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions, a gasification unit can reduce 575 tCO2/year compared to natural gas
  • 10% (88t) biochar produced per year

The Financial Benefits

  • The solution allows the customer to control production costs and reduce their energy bill by producing green gas that costs between 15 and 20 euros per MWh
  • Spread the investment over time by responding to the evolution of a process: Naoden offers a simple service of gas production (SPV)
  • The solution makes it possible to not be confronted with carbon quotas which are estimated at 80 euros for a ton of co2

Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile


Production of biogas by pyrogasification of dry biomass.

Headquarters 44100 Nantes, France
Type Startup or self-employed
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Réseau PEXE, the French Cleantech network, is the leading network of French cleantech clusters. Its main objective is to structure and promote the cleantech industry to accelerate the development of its 5000 SMEs.

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