commercial gasification technology News

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Newport grants Biogen gasification plant planning permission

    A new gasification plant is set to be built in Newport, south Wales, after planning permission was granted to BioGen Power. The facility will have the capacity to process 120,000 tonnes of waste and will generate 12 MWe of electricity. BioGen Power will work with Energos to provide the technology for the plant. BioGen Power chief executive Christian Reeve said: “This is a highly suitable location ...

  • Gasification plant to join London sustainable industries park

    A 100,000 tonne a year gasification plant is set to join Close Loop Recycling’s plastics facility on the Government-backed Thames Gateway recycling park. Government agency, the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation, announced a deal with waste company Cyclamax to build a gasification plant at the 25 hectare Sustainable Industries Park in ...

  • Planning permission approval for Doncaster gasification plant

    BioGen Power, with help from environmental consultants SLR Consulting, has secured planning permission for a new gasification plant in Doncaster. The facility will have a 120,000 tonne capacity which will generate 9.4 MW of electricity annually – enough to power 20,000 homes. SLR Consulting assisted BioGen in preparing the environmental impact assessment. Renewable energy firm BioGen Power’s ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


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