gasification process 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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