New generation alphagamma® motors

New generation alphagamma® motors

In January 2018 we put the first prototypes of our alphagamma® motors in the 7.5 kW class into operation on our test benches. After a total of 29,000 hours of operating experience, both in internal test operations and in external practical use, we can now proudly...
VERENA research award goes to Frauscher Thermal Motors

VERENA research award goes to Frauscher Thermal Motors

As part of the national innovation award ceremony, Verbund’s General Director Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Anzengruber, in the presence of Minister Dr. Margarete Schramböck handed over the special prize VERENA to the research company Frauscher Thermal Motors. The award...
alphagamma®  technology: 18.000 hours of operating experience

alphagamma® technology: 18.000 hours of operating experience

After two and a half years of operating experience, including extreme stress tests in the field, we may draw a very positive balance: alphagamma® technology is indeed the key to maintenance-free combustion engines. Maintenance-free, at least regarding to the...
Landfill gas – no problem for alphagamma® engines

Landfill gas – no problem for alphagamma® engines

As part of the research project “Lean gas CHP”, we installed our mobile Stirling CHP on the site of a landfill and powered it with landfill gas over a period of 4 weeks in January 2020. Unlike previous field tests, the cooling circuit had to be maintained...
Current exhaust gas measurements: cleaner is (almost) not possible

Current exhaust gas measurements: cleaner is (almost) not possible

On occasion of an experimental installation in an agricultural biogas plant, BIOENERGY 2020+ conducted comprehensive analyses of overall performance and exhaust gas quality. In addition to carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, the organic hydrocarbons, the carcinogenic...
New lean gas record levels!

New lean gas record levels!

Methane is extremely damaging to the climate: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stated in its 5th Assessment Report AR5 that, within an observation period of 20 years, methane has an 84 times higher global warming potential (GWP) compared to...