Xylowatt – Your partner in your waste to energy projects

Xylowatt s.a. was created in 2001 in order to bring gasification solution to life while answering specific needs of biomass and waste actors. Since then, the company has been actively working in order to industrialize its technology and develop competencies to sustain its turnkey offers. Today, with adequate capabilities, industrial product and strong industrial partnerships, the company is focused on developing the solution that will meet your demand.

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4.1 - PHOTO 1 - 1605252016 – NOTAR® v3 under construction

Xylowatt delivers latest generation of NOTAR® that provides higher nominal output (2MW syngas)

Plant is currently under erection

The hospital cut its high natural gas consumption and benefits from green energy produced locally.


Air Liquide2014 – Air Liquide and CMI become shareholder

This strategic partnership

» Gives Xyllowatt additional engineering and integration capabilities in partnership with major industrial players

» Strengthens commercial propositions of Xylowatt to its clients

» Reinforces capacity to propose turnkey solutions and operation  services worldwide


4.1 - PHOTO 2 - 1605252015 – First NOTAR® v2 installed in industrial environment

NOTAR® gasification plant is installed in the region of Champagne (France) to power the kiln of a bottle manufacturer

Commissioned  in 2015

First gasification plant on industrial production site to power industrial process


4.1 - PHOTO 3 - 1605252010 – NOTAR® Benchmarking plant installed in Louvain-la-Neuve

Xylowatt delivers a pilot plant to Institute of Mechanics of Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Xylowatt and UCL benefit from this pilot plant to lead development programs

» Deepening fundamental knowledge of NOTAR® Gasification

» Demonstration of gasification of waste

» Testing process upgrades

» Development of new solutions (gas to industry, oxy-gasification)


4.1 - PHOTO 4 - 1605252009 – NOTAR® gasifier to heat up swimming pool

NOTAR® V.2 gasification plant is installed in TOURNAI (Belgium) to feed a gas engine for combined production of heat and electricity

Heat produced on the plant heats up the municipality swimming pool



test-img2004 → 2007 – NOTAR®, A new star was born

Following two years of intense development within Xylowatt in partnership with UCL

GAZEL technology is upgraded to tackle the tar production

First NOTAR® gasifiers are designed and demonstrated (NOTAR V.0 and NOTAR V.1)




logo xW officiel2001 – Creation of Xylowatt

Creation of Xylowatt, spin off of UCL, by former researchers of UCL.

Xylowatt’s aims at developing and commercializing the technology of the university.




4.1 - PHOTO 5 - 1605251999 → 2001 – REGAL Project – Demonstration of the integrated solution

Electrabel launches the REGAL project in order to adapt GAZEL technology for cogeneration purposes.

First REGAL gasifiers are connected to CHP engines.

Combined production of electricity and heat from woodchips becomes a reality





4.1 - illustration 1 - 1606031995 – GAZEL Project – First steps in the development of a downdraft gasifier

UCL teams work on the development of an innovative system of biomass conversion technology; more profitable than the conventional green fuel systems

Developments include research on gasification of woodchips and agro residues.

Project leads to the design of the GAZEL downdraft gasifier.


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1980 – The Adventure begins in the laboratories of the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

Professor Martin works on gasification technologies.

Coal gasification technology is adapted to the specificities of biomass fuels.