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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 20 year old FTIR gas analyzer finally retires

    After almost 20 years of reliable service a Gasmet FTIR multigas analyzer has finally been retired. The instrument, which is a Gasmet 9540 was purchased at the end of the last century by VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland. “We have utilised this analyzer in a variety of research projects over the years and it has performed extremely well. However, some of the spare parts are no ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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