biomass gasification technology News

  • WBA releases thermochemical gasification of biomass factsheet

    The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is pleased to announce the release of the factsheet ‘Thermochemical Gasification of Biomass’ – the eight in the series of publications. This factsheet provides a concise overview of the technology, basics of gasification, feedstock and current global use. Thermochemical biomass gasification is a high temperature process to convert ...

  • 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

  • North American Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market - ReportsnReports

    The biomass gasification and pyrolysis market in North America is expected to experience high growth during the next few years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about energy security and independence. In addition, other factors, such as rising energy prices; volatility of fuel costs; and government incentives for renewable energy, are projected to contributed to the ...


  • 2016 Gasification & Syngas Technologies Conference Program

    GSTC  is hosting its annual conference Octobeer 16-19, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.  GSTC has now posted a preliminary 2016 Gasification and Syngas Technologies Conference Program on the GSTC website at www.gasification-syngas.org.  In recognition of our new strategic partnership with The Methanol Institute, the 2016 conference program contains sessions on methanol production and ...

  • 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.

  • The new economics of next-gen gasification: clearfuels technology

    Those who have been drilled in Santayana’s dictum: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” and who take an interest in the history of engineering will not need a reminder that the problems of high cost and fuel yield plagued the development of the steam engine. Just as they have plagued the development of affordable Fischer-Tropsch and other thermal and ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • 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.

  • Metso-supplied world´s largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Finland

    Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has inaugurated the world's largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th. Vaskiluodon Voima's plant is ground-breaking in many ways, as this is the first time in the world that biomass gasification is being adopted on such a large scale for ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Bio4Energy Researchers Tackle Soot Agglomeration in Entrained-flow Gasification of Biomass

    Researchers in Bio4Energy may be close to delivering one of the final 'missing link' pieces of scientific knowledge on gasification of biomass from woody residue at high temperatures. Doing so would pave the way for industry to start attempting a technology scale up for the purpose of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Coal Gasification expands in China

    Advantica secures major contractAdvantica has reached agreement with New Gold Chemical Company of China to supply a technology licence and design support for the construction of three BGL gasifiers in Hulunbeier in Inner Mongolia. The plant will produce up to 2,900,000 m3 of synthesis gas a day for use in the production of ammonia and urea. The project was started in June 2008, and is expected to ...


  • 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

  • Nexterra consortium reaches financial close on biomass gasification plant in Northamptonshire, UK

    Nexterra announced today that it has reached financial close on the Welland Waste Wood Power Plant which will use Nexterra’s gasification technology. Nexterra also participated in the development and financing of the £51.6 m project located in Northamptonshire, UK. The Welland project is the second biomass ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Kruger Products wins coveted CIPEC leadership award for innovative biomass gasification technology

    Kruger Products L.P., Canada's leading manufacturer of quality tissue products, was recognized for its environmental leadership and energy conservation achievements through the 2011 Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Awards. The Company earned this distinction for its innovative biomass gasification system in its New Westminster, BC tissue facility. This ...

  • Ecocycle Finalise Gasification Licence Agreement

    Ecocycle and Torftech Agree terms for Biomass Gasification Licence.   Ecocycle (Group) Ltd (“Ecocycle”) and Torftech Ltd  (“Torftech”) are pleased to announce that they have executed a sole licence agreement for the application of ...


    By Ecocycle (Group) Ltd

  • Biofuel gasification in unique CHP plant

    IQR Systems has developed a biofuel gasifier for 2-25 MWth production. The gasifier can be implemented in full scale CHP plants and the construction of plant number two is now up and running. The gasification unit that now is being built is going to use various kinds of biomass fuels - with a moisture contents of up to 60%. A similar 14 MW gasification unit is since 2008 ...


    By IQR Systems AB

  • 500 KW Biomass Gasification Plant Achieves Significant Milestone by Successfully Passing Interconnection Testing

    Cleantech Transit Inc. ("Cleantech") (OTCBB: CLNO) is pleased to announce today that the previously announced 500 KW biomass gasification facility located in Merced, California has successfully passed its interconnection tests and is now connected to the utility distribution grid. The gasification technology uses a non-combustion process to convert Ag and other woody residues into a hydrogen ...


    By Marketwire

  • ZeroPoint Clean Tech Announces Second Live Biomass Gasification Power Plant and More to Follow

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced that its second biomass gasification deployment is producing carbon negative heat and power. The second site to achieve successful grid connection is in Newry, Ireland. The first site is operational in Germany. ZeroPoint's carbon negative process utilizes biomass to create renewable gas and yields biochar as a co-product. Biochar is a highly ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

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