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River Basin Energy

RBE turns coal power stations into renewable energy generators simply by changing fuels, sidestepping capital investment or output reduction

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Denver, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2009
  • Employees 1
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Company Summary

River Basin Energy liberates biomass fuel supply for coal power stations by unique and efficient biomass upgrading technology. It provides the world’s most effective solutions to decarbonize existing coal burning utilities, while keeping cost and output performance at current levels without capital spending. Essentially it converts biomass into a functional equivalent to coal at economics that can rival the use of coal.


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    Andy Piers

    A senior executive from the chemical and forest products industries with more than 20 years experience. He is a former top executive of major blue chip companies such as Clariant International Paper and ICI. Extensive experience in managing businesses in bio-renewable materials, renewable energy, and cleantech, as well as experience within private equity.

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    Heimen Perdijk

    A senior executive with deep experience in integrated supply chains, operational and engineering management. 20 years of experience in the process industries. Lead a variety of organisations covering from green field operations through to complete automotive integrated supply chains. Extensive background in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, including qualifying as a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma.

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    Maarten Van Rossum

    Maarten is a an experienced Chartered Accountant, coming from a career within major financial and consultancy firms as well as major industrial companies. He has a broad track record in M&A transactions on both buy and sell side financial due diligence and has been involved in numerous trans-national and global transactions as well as in corporate recovery and restructuring projects.

Previous Investors

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    Emerald Technology Ventures
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    Fuels management Inc.