gasification News

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • On-site gasification of biosolids

    A word about MaxWest. MaxWest Environmental Systems designs, builds, owns and operates waste disposal facilities using a time test gasification process that converts biomass waste materials into renewable green thermal energy. Our mission is to provide municipalities and industrial sites with a unique system that is safe, cost effective and more environmentally friendly than traditional methods ...

  • 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

  • Sita swaps EfW for gasification in Perthshire

    Sita UK has replaced plans to develop an energy from waste site at Binn Farm, Perthshire with a fresh application for a gasification facility. A spokesperson for Sita told MRW that the technology change is a result of a change in knowledge regarding appropriate waste facilities since the original EfW proposal was submitted. He said: “Gasification is used for small scale waste management and so it ...

  • 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

  • S.A. Underground Coal Gasification Workshop

    Clarke Energy is delighted to be sponsoring the South African Underground Coal Gasification Workshop – Unlocking Southern Africa’s Unmineable Coal Reserves – which will be held on the 24th of August 2015. The event will be held at the Graceland Hotel, Casino and Country Club, Secunda. South Africa’s power generation network is currently under ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Washington State Rejects Coal Gasification Power Plant

    Environmental groups are applauding Tuesday's decision by Washington state siting officials to halt consideration of a proposed coal gasification power plant at the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington state near the Oregon border. Members of the state's Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, EFSEC, unanimously rejected the plan by public power agency Energy Northwest for permanently ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • British composting firm signs gasification deal

    A Bedfordshire-based composting company has signed a deal to set up a 1.5MW gasification plant on its site. Growing Beds Recycling Services Ltd, a specialist in manufacturing soil conditioners for agriculture and recycling low grade wood waste, has struck a deal with renewable energy company Purepower to construct one of the UK's first such plants. When fully operational, it is set to convert ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

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