commercial gasification system News

  • Sludge gasification system

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, a waste to energy technology company based in Housten Texas is putting North America’s first sludge to energy system to commercial use in Florida. The gasification technology converts sludge from municipal wastewater treatment systems into renewable, green energy. Some of the technology employed is manufactured in British Columbia. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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`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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Porvair receives extension to gasification filtration contract

    Porvair Filtration Group has announced that it has been awarded a further extension to its existing contract with Reliance Industries, announced in February 2013. In a second extension to the contract for gasification filtration, Reliance Industries has ordered further filtration modules, increasing the scope of the project by a quarter. Andy Bevis, Head of Process Technology at Porvair commented ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates Commissioning of Commercial-Scale Prototype Dry-Solids Pump to Provide High-Efficiency, Low-Emission Gasification

     Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the commissioning of a commercial-scale dry-solids pump – a revolutionary feed system integrated with PWR's compact gasifier to efficiently gasify coal, petcoke and other solid fuels.  The dry-solids pump, located at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota, is the latest step toward global ...


  • PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

    PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead the sales division. Snyder had served nearly three years as head of sales and marketing with MaxWest. The MaxWest ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • 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

  • Global Clean Energy Inc. Phase 1 Gasification Testing Successfully Completed

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 10/21/10 -- Global Clean Energy Inc. (OTCBB: GCEI) has completed gasification testing of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and industrial organic feedstocks on behalf of the City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Qc. A full report of the tests and result analysis was compiled and submitted to the city. This report will be included in their submission to the FMV (Federal ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global Clean Energy, Inc. Has Commenced Development of a 15-20 Ton per Day Gasification System

    Global Clean Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GCEI) announced that planning has begun to build an integrated waste-to-energy Demonstration facility. The project is estimated to cost $15-20 million. The first phase of the hybrid gasifier was completed on time and on budget, and proved that GCEI's pilot scale 2-3 tpd gasifier, which was tested with different mixtures of carbonaceous materials including ...


    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.

  • Nexterra Receives $6.9 Million Order to Deliver Biomass Gasification System to Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Michigan

    Nexterra Systems Corp. announced today that it has signed a $6.9 million (USD) contract to deliver a biomass gasification system for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Battle Creek, Michigan. The state-of-the-art biomass gasification system will provide clean, carbon-neutral heat and power to the medical center. ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

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