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  • DOE Pens New Agreement with Southern Company to Test Advanced Carbon-Capture & Gasification Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has signed a new 5-year cooperative agreement with Southern Company to evaluate advanced carbon-capture and gasification technologies at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) in Wilsonville, Ala. Under the agreement, which will be managed by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, Southern Company (Atlanta, Ga.) will test both pre- and post-combustion ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Air Products to Build the World`s Largest Advanced Gasification Energy-from-Waste Facility

    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it will build and operate the world's largest renewable energy plant in the UK using advanced gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) technology. The Tees Valley plant, located at the New Energy and Technology Business Park, near Billingham, Teesside, will be the first of its kind in the UK, and the largest of its kind anywhere in the world with an ...


    By Air Products

  • Government agrees gasification worthy of renewables obligation certificate

    Gasification has qualified for Government subsidies under the Renewables Obligation system offering support to businesses developing the technology. This sector advance follows a Government decision to amend its proposed changes to legislation, which would have altered the definition of gasification. These changes could have stopped projects based on their feed stock, rather than the technology ...

  • Energy Department Announces New Investments in Gasification Research

    Today, as part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy approach, the Department of Energy has selected four projects to receive funding for next-generation gasification systems that also reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Awardees will receive approximately $16 million to advance the gasification process, which converts carbon-based materials like coal into syngas for use as ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energos due to open GBP 8m gasification plant

    Energy technology business Energos is due to open its GBP 8 million Isle of Wight gasification plant in the middle of November. Energos claims that the plant will be a UK first for using advanced thermal conversion technology in the gasification process. The facility is part of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs New Technology Demonstrator Programme, which aims to demonstrate ...

  • Largest Gasification Plant in the World nears Completion

    While a number of major projects are underway globally, waste gasification has a chequered past. Many argue that when traditional thermal treatment with heat recovery is able to achieve such high efficiencies, gasification is complex and unnecessary. Others point to low emissions and the potential to produce products such as hydrogen. Air Products is due to begin processing 350,000 tonnes of RDF ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Macrotek Selected for Groundbreaking Commercial Plasma Gasification Facility

    The engineering release of a major gas quality control system contract has been awarded to Macrotek Inc., an industry leader in pollution control. Plasco Energy Group, an innovative Canadian technology company that converts post-recycled municipal solid waste into green power and other valuable products, has selected Macrotek for the design and engineering of their commercial gas cleanup system. ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Porvair Wins Major Chinese Gasification Project

    International leader in high performance filtration products, Porvair Filtration Group has won a major new Chinese contract for the filtration of syngas produced from coal gasification. Porvair Filtration Group has been offering advancements in gas filtration to the industry for more than 20 years, and the signing of an agreement with a Chinese state oil company represents another significant ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • Cyclamax unveils plans for East London gasification facility

    An advanced gasification facility planned for Dagenham Dock will provide heat and power from East London’s waste – diverting it from landfill sites, according to plans revealed by eco-waste management company, Cyclamax. The facility is one of four Cyclamax is planning across the country, which will use advanced conversion technology on commercial and non-recyclable waste from businesses in the ...

  • Largest Gasification Plant in the world nears completion

    Dubbed the “largest gasification plant in the world”, construction work is nearly done on Air Products’ second 50 MW plasma gasification waste to energy facility on Teesside, North East England. While a number of major projects are underway globally, waste gasification has a chequered past. Many argue that when traditional thermal treatment with heat recovery is able to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • DOE Selects Gasification Technology Research Projects for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected seven projects to receive funding through NETL’s Gasification System Program. This program supports a wide range of research and development activities aimed at improving fuel and product versatility, efficiency, and economics of gasification processes. The projects conducted through this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Plasma gasification contract extended by U.S. air force

    The U.S. Air Force has extended the first option period of its 18 month contract with Montreal based PyroGenesis Canada - a specialist in using plasma torches for waste gasification and energy recovery. According to the company, under its contract with the U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron (1 SOCES) it will operate, maintain and collect operations data on its ...


    By PyroGenesis Canada Inc.

  • Enviros Challenge Proposed Coal Gasification Power Plant

    SEATTLE, Washington, September 20, 2007 (ENS) - Public power agency Energy Northwest is moving forward with plans to construct a 680-megawatt coal gasification power plant at the Port of Kalama in southwestern Washington state. The consortium of publicly owned utilities has asked the state’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council to hold adjudicatory hearings in late October, ...

  • United Utilities and Interserve select ENERGOS as gasification technology partner

    ENERGOS has been appointed as technology provider to United Utilities and Interserve for a joint venture to build an advanced thermal conversion waste facility in Derbyshire. The energy from waste plant is part of a proposed integrated waste treatment facility for Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council which have appointed the joint venture to build the facility and operate it for 27 ...


    By ENER-G

  • Ofgem grants preliminary ROC accreditation to UK’s first gasification project

    The first application of advanced thermal conversion technology to a UK waste stream has been awarded preliminary ROC accreditation by Ofgem. Energos, which has begun commissioning waste at its first UK gasification plant on the Isle of Wight, expects to achieve full accreditation once its fuel measurements of the qualifying biomass portion of the waste are accepted by the regulator. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Covanta Energy Introduces Commercial Gasification System for the Conversion of Waste to Energy

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, today announced that it has completed commercial demonstration testing on a first-of-its-kind gasification technology. The technology has demonstrated the ability to gasify unprocessed post-recycled municipal solid waste (MSW) in a commercial setting, while reducing emissions and increasing ...


  • Lihuayi Again Selects GE’s Gasification Technology to Boost Refinery Hydrogen Production

    Project is GE’s Second Gasification Order forLijin Petrochemical Refinery in Shandong GE’s Gasification Solution Enhances Company’s Leading Position in Refinery Hydrogen Production Reliable Coal-to-Chemicals Gasification Technology Supports China’s Goals to Reduce Industrial Emissions ...


    By General Electric

  • Underground Coal Gasification Poised to Grow Fivefold, Zeus Report Finds

    The potential energy supply from underground coal gasification (UCG) is so vast that the technology could rival the shale gas revolution, a Zeus Development Corp. study finds. Because UCG developers can target coals that are deep, of low grade and in seams too thin for economical mining, the technology could increase recoverable reserves threefold, a Lawrence Livermore National Lab report found ...


  • “Public Perception and Bureaucracy Slowing Gasification Uptake in UK” - Waste Management World

    Public perception of waste to energy facilities and confusion with incineration has been a major barrier to commercial uptake of gasification facilities being developed in the UK. This is in stark contrast to Germany, where such projects provoke little controversy. While plasma gasification seems to offer many advantages that would seem appealing to major waste management companies, getting a ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Nexterra Biomass Gasification System - Cleanest biomass in North America

    Recent third party testing and analysis of the University of Northern British Columbia's (UNBC) Nexterra Biomass Gasification System has concluded that the plant is one of the cleanest biomass facilities operating in North America. The biomass gasification system was supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. The Nexterra system, which provides heat to most buildings on UNBC's Prince ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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