The 61S Has Arrived!

We have just received our 61S system from BET! We will be taking possession of the rest of our supporting equipment in the next couple weeks. Once we have all of our equipment in place we will begin the process of commissioning and testing our system. After our...

Biochar Shows Potential as a Feed Additive

Two recent studies at the University of Western Australia and the University of Lethbridge are evaluating biochar as cattle feed additive. Over the course of their lives, cattle emit large amounts of methane, both through their manure and through minute-by-minute...

IRSI Partners with BET

IRSI has partnered with Biomass Energy Techniques (http://biomassenergytechniques.com) to produce thermal energy and biochar in Edmonton. BET’s 61S will be able to handle up to a ton of feedstock every hour, allowing us to process over 100 tons of waste material...

Final Plant Pot Trial Update

The close out of the growing season has had some fruitful results for the IRSI biochar blends in Drayton Valley, Alberta. Michelle Bossert had positive results with the biochar blends that were produced, in part, from the Ulysses Slow Pyrolysis System working...

Biochar Pot Trial Update

IRSI is excited to showcase the great work from Michelle’s greenhouse just outside Drayton Valley. So far the most promising blend is a biochar/humalite/soil mix. The humic acid was sourced from Canadian Humalite International Inc and seems to be a fantastic...