June, 16 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Track 2D | Renewables and Energy Storage

Bernard Brown

Empire Diversified Energy | Chief Technology Officer

Presentation Title:

Pyrolysis in Waste to Energy


This presentation is on the deployment of a 70 ton per day pyrolysis system using medical waste as feedstock to produce 1.5 MW of electricity behind the grid in Follansbee, WV. The technology is being actively deployed and will be commissioned this summer.


Bernard has over 20 years of public and private experience involving project development. Mr. Brown joined Empire Diversified Energy where he now serves as the Chief Technology Officer utilizing his ability skills to lead teams through project development, execution and organize project priorities to maintain alignment on project goals leading to measurable results. Mr. Brown maintains understanding of waste to energy in project design, permitting, and execution. Mr. Brown utilizes project experience to support the company’s vision of bettering the planet by focusing on projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance resource efficiency.

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