Renewable biomass energy company Active Energy appointed Barron Hewetson to CTO, the company announced in a June 20 press release.
Active Energy produces renewable pellets from waste biomass material. Its patented product CoalSwitch is blended and co-fired with coal at any ratio to reduce emissions.
Hewetson has previous leadership experience in the biomass energy sector, joining Active Energy from Enviva Biomass Inc. as the director of innovation and product management. He also previously served as both operations manager and quality manager at Enviva subsidiary Sampson Wood Pellets.
Active Energy Group plc (LON:AEG) is a biomass based renewable energy business focussed on using its proprietary technology to transform low-cost or waste biomass material into renewable biomass fuels, thus creating next generation biomass products. AEG’S CoalSwitch® is a second generation biomass fuel that has been tested, and proven, to replace the traditional coal fired-power industry and existing renewable biomass industry without requiring plant modification.