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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Emerson’s automation technology chosen by Europlasma for innovative waste-to-energy gasification facility in France

    CHO-Power, part of the Europlasma Group, is using Emerson Process Management’s digital automation technology to control a new waste- and biomass-fed power station at Morcenx in southwestern France. By providing flexible and accurate control of an innovative gasification process, Emerson’s Ovation expert control system is enabling the plant to operate at maximum efficiency. The new ...


  • Johnson Matthey`s palladium-based Mercury Sorbent Technology wins R&D 100 Award

    Johnson Matthey’s (JM) Stationary Source Emissions Control (SSEC) group, a global leader in emissions control technology, announced that its palladium-based technology has won the R&D 100 Award as part of a solution developed with NETL, Pittsburgh, PA., to remove mercury and arsenic in syngas from coal gasification.The 2008 R&D 100 Award is presented to the 100 most technologically ...

  • Agricultural waste could power fuel cells for clean energy

    Agricultural waste (such as plant stalks) is an accepted energy source for second-generation biofuels. Recently, Greek scientists have recognised the potential to use biological material, including agricultural waste, for fuel cells. This technology has potential to provide decentralised, renewable heat and power and may become a major technology for power generation in the coming decades because ...

  • Johnson Matthey Licenses DOE Patent to Remove Mercury and Arsenic from New IGCC Coal Power Plants

    MALVERN, PA– Johnson Matthey announced today that it has been granted an exclusive license by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) for its high temperature sorbent technology and patent to remove mercury, arsenic and potentially selenium and cadmium from syngas produced by coal gasification.  This license was a natural extension of a two-year ...

  • DOE Marks Major Milestone with Startup of Recovery Act Demonstration Project

    Today, the Department of Energy joined Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to celebrate the successful startup of a pilot project to demonstrate a warm gas cleanup carbon capture technology in a coal gasification unit at the Polk Power Plant Unit-1 in Tampa, Florida. The project, which is approximately $3 million under budget, included $168 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Briones Says The Patented Batch Oxidation System (BOS) Is A Zero Waste Technology

    “The Batch Oxidation System is the most environmentally sound method for waste disposal at the same time as alternative source of clean energy that are allowed under Philippine Environmental Laws and the Renewable Energy Law.” Ruth P. Briones, the Lead Convenor of the Zero Waste Movement and Chair of Greenergy Solutions ( ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities Receive Funds for Fossil Energy Research

    Five fossil energy-related projects that will help maintain the nation’s energy portfolio while also providing educational and research training opportunities for tomorrow's scientists and engineers have been selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The funding opportunity to enhance scientific and technical understanding of conversion and utilization of fossil fuels is ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • New developments for hydrogen

    Everywhere, the search continues for new ways of producing hydrogen from renewable resources, such as biomass: the conversion consists of partial gasification of the biomass, creating carbon monoxide to form. A reaction with water vapour produces CO2 and hydrogen. Researchers at the University of Cyprus have tested a new rhodium catalytic converter which can produce 50 times more hydrogen than a ...


  • Sundrop Fuels to Use ExxonMobil MTG Technology for Nation’s First “Green Gasoline” Production Facility

    Sundrop Fuels, Inc., a gasification-based drop-in advanced biofuels company, today announced that it has finalized a licensing agreement to use ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company’s methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) technology to be incorporated into the nation’s first “green gasoline” production facility. Located near Alexandria, Louisiana, ...


    By Sundrop Fuels, Inc.

  • Aquatech Awarded Contract to Install Wastewater Recycle and Zero Liquid Discharge System in China

    Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract for the design, engineering, supply and supervision of installation and commissioning of a concentrated brine treatment plant at the Chinacoal Tuke Fertilizer Project in China. The project is located in the city of Ordos in the Inner Mongolia region. "With this order ...

  • Hybrid system could cut coal-plant emissions in half

    Original story at MIT News Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has projected that, even with the new ...

  • Syngas Cleaning Station for Gas Analysis

    Remove TAR , Dust & Water vapour Transportable with 3 refillable bubbler Inlet from process Hi-Temperature probe Peltier cooler with 1 heat exchanger Internal Sample pump Gas sample out dry @ 5 ⁰C Max Flow sample out 300 Nl/h Low cost of ownership Cooler maintenance free Universal uses in sampling gas ...

  • Our technology helps convert household waste to methane

    A UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The project utilises Tetronics DC plasma arc ...

  • DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations.  These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies for turning non-food feedstocks into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Sludge-to-Power research

    Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno, are conducting experiments in the transformation of wastewater sludge to electrical power at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility. Ultimately, the plant’s electrical power could be supplied on-site by the process under development. "We are very pleased with the results of the demonstration testing of our research", Chuck Coronella, ...


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