advanced gasification system News

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • University of Montana to adopt Nexterra Biomass Gasification System

    Nexterra Systems Corp. has announced that the University of Montana's Board of Regents has approved the installation of a Nexterra biomass gasification system for its Missoula campus. The system, which will be installed at a total cost of $16 million (USD), will provide clean, carbon-neutral heat to the University's Missoula campus. "This is our fourth university project and it represents a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Nexterra`s biomass gasification system officially unveiled at UNBC

    A state-of-the-art clean energy system supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. was formally unveiled at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia. The latest successful implementation of the company's biomass gasification systems further positions Nexterra as a global leader in clean biomass energy solutions for institutional ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Nexterra to Supply Biomass Gasification System for Birmingham Power UK

    Nexterra Systems Corp.(www.nexterra.co.uk), a global leader in energy-from-waste gasification systems, announced today that it has signed a contract with MWH to supply a biomass gasification system for the Birmingham Bio Power Ltd. (BBPL) renewable energy power plant in Tyseley, UK. Developed by Carbonarius, the plant will be capable of producing over 10 MW of ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • 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

  • TAIM WESER to unveil high-efficiency biomass gasification plant

    TAIM WESER will unveil its latest biomass gasification plant at Expobionergía 09. This is an innovative green cogeneration system that the company has developed and marketed itself. The high-energy efficiency plant uses biomass to produce electricity and heat. Due to its compact size and modular design it can be installed wherever the biomass product is created. The fourth Expobioenergía 09 is to ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • TAIM WESER to unveil high-efficiency biomass gasification plant at Expobioenergía 2009

    TAIM WESER will unveil its latest biomass gasification plant at Expobionergía 09. This is an innovative green cogeneration system that the company has developed and marketed itself. The high-energy efficiency plant uses biomass to produce electricity and heat. Due to its compact size and modular design it can be installed wherever the biomass product is created. The fourth Expobioenergía 09 is to ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Cleantech Transit Commences Commercial Operations of Biomass Gasification Facility & Increases Ownership

    Cleantech Transit, Inc. ("Cleantech or the Company") (OTCBB: CLNO) is pleased to report that the 500 KW biomass facility located in Merced County, California has successfully completed its initial air quality inspection and is moving toward commencing commercial operations. The plant is currently connected to the electricity grid under California's feed -- in tariff with a 15-year power ...


    By Marketwire

  • Macrotek Awarded Upgrade of Gas Quality Control System at Plasma Gasification Demonstration Plant

    Macrotek Inc., a leader in air pollution control technology, has been supporting a major plasma gasification company with the development and commercialization of its advanced plasma gas conversion technology for over a decade. The company, a forerunner in the plasma gasification process, awarded Macrotek with the upgrade of a gas quality control system that includes a multi-contaminant removal ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Favorable Laws and Programs Ignite the Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market

    The nascent application of gasification and pyrolysis as power-producing technologies is soon expected to give way to a lively adoption rate of these technologies in North America. The governments are offering funding and support for renewable energy to assuage escalating environmental concerns. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan's ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • BioNitrogen Corporation Announces a Three-Year Gasification Agreement With PRM Energy Systems, Inc.

    BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass ...


    By BioNitrogen Corp.

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