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  • Advanced Plasma Power Secures New Funding

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP), the leading UK based waste-to-energy technology company, has secured significant funding for the next stage of its ambitious development. Leveraged Green Energy (LGE), an existing institutional shareholder in APP, has further demonstrated its support for the company with a number of important moves. LGE has invested an additional £7.6 million at 50p per share by ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Fly Ash Treatment – Plasma Torches versus Graphite Electrodes

    Background Plasma generating devices have to be designed to tolerate incredibly harsh conditions during operation and in particular very high heat loads and temperatures around the arc. However, when used in the vitrification of highly chlorinated materials the challenge is even greater than in other applications. The combination of high general furnace temperatures, extremely ...

  • National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy announce new project to transform waste into Bio Substitute Natural Gas

    Project will deliver an end-to-end process for converting waste to Bio-SNG, using Gasplasma® technology  The first project that demonstrates the use of waste to produce bio-substitute natural gas (Bio-SNG) has today been announced by National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy. The project, which uses waste as a feedstock ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Macrotek Awarded Upgrade of Gas Quality Control System at Plasma Gasification Demonstration Plant

    Macrotek Inc., a leader in air pollution control technology, has been supporting a major plasma gasification company with the development and commercialization of its advanced plasma gas conversion technology for over a decade. The company, a forerunner in the plasma gasification process, awarded Macrotek with the upgrade of a gas quality control system that includes a multi-contaminant removal ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Advanced Plasma Power is presenting at the “Second International Slag Valorisation conference” on 18th-20th April in Leuven, Belgium.

    Advanced Plasma Power Ltd. (“APP”) the UK’s first energy from waste company to use breakthrough Gasplasma® technology is participating in the “Second International Slag Valorisation conference” on 18th-20th April in Leuven, Belgium. Chris Chapman, APP Chief Technical Officer, is presenting on ‘Thermal plasma processing in the production of value added ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • MagneGas Initiates Production of New Class of Plasma Arc Through Refineries for High Volume Production of Metal Cutting MagneGas Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today the completion of all research and development on a new generation of Plasma Arc Through™ ("PAT") Refineries for the local production of the metal cutting MagneGas™ Fuel wherever and ...


    By Marketwire

  • New finding may explain heat loss in fusion reactors

    Original story at MIT News One of the biggest obstacles to making fusion power practical — and realizing its promise of virtually limitless and relatively clean energy — has been that computer models have been unable to predict how the hot, electrically charged gas inside a fusion reactor behaves under the intense heat and ...

  • Easy Steps to Ensure the Heat Wave Doesn't Melt Your Bank Account

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Ontarians are currently experiencing the first extreme heat of 2010, with record setting temperatures already surpassed in many parts of the province, a mini-blackout experienced in Toronto and no relief in sight until week's end. In the interest of helping reduce stress on Ontario's electrical grid and bringing down home cooling costs, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Alter NRG - Reducing costs and carbon footprints

    Alter NRG Corp. recently announces that it has signed a contract to deliver three of its Marc 11 Westinghouse Plasma torch systems for approximately USD$1.9 million. The torches are expected to begin assembly in the second quarter with final delivery in the fourth quarter of 2011. The same customer ordered three torches in 2010, and is now ordering additional torches for their industrial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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)

  • Trace gas analysis of acids, sulfurs and nitrous oxide

    The air analysis for environmental applications is more and more required in different regions of the world. In this application note, the trace analysis of acids, sulfurs and nitrous oxide has been combined in one single compact instrument using one detection technology based on plasma emission (PlasmaDetek2). The MultiDetek2 compact GC has been configured with parallel channels to achieve the ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • 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 ...

  • New insights on fusion power - MIT

    Research carried out at MIT's Alcator C-Mod fusion reactor may have brought the promise of fusion as a future power source a bit closer to reality, though scientists caution that a practical fusion powerplant is still decades away. Fusion, the reaction that produces the sun's energy, is thought to have enormous potential for future power generation because fusion plant operation produces no ...

  • PyroGenesis waste-to-energy technology passes another crucial milestone

    PyroGenesis Canada Inc.'s plasma waste-to-energy system technology has passed a major test and may soon be going to sea. The Montreal-based environmental solutions company that designs, develops and manufactures plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products has announced the successful design, construction and testing of one of its Plasma Arc Waste Destruction Systems (PAWDS) for use ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental technology in the 21st century

    After the last National Environmental Congress, Lluis de Otero, director of the department of development, told the magazine Residuos about recent important changes in waste treatment as a result of plasma technology. What do you think are the latest technological developments in this area? Soon we will be launching the first factory in the world for atomising and gasification using plasma in ...


  • New OpAL atomic layer deposition (ALD) system wins five orders for Oxford Instruments

    Oxford Instruments, the high-technology tools and systems company, is pleased to announce the launch and first customer orders of its new OpALTM atomic layer deposition (ALD) system. Following on from Oxford Instruments’ successful launch of its FlexAL® ALD process tool in 2006, the OpAL system offers a compact open-loading system to complement the load-locked FlexAL. The OpAL system is based on ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Tetronics Webinar: From Hazard to Resource-An insight into the rapid growth of APCr from EfW

    The growth in EfW plant capacity is leading to a corresponding increase in the generation of Air Pollution Control residues (APCr), making it one of the fastest growing hazardous waste streams in the EU.  Fact: For every 100,000 tpa of MSW that is converted to energy using thermal treatment processes, approx. 4,000 tpa of hazardous APCr is produced. APCr is a hazardous waste, generated in ...

  • CHO-Power plant construction completion celebration

    17 month after the laying of the foundation, Europlasma is pleased to announce that construction work on the CHO-Power plant in Morcenx is now complete, and that the budget has been adhered to. This plant is the most powerful one worldwide to convert industrial waste and biomass into energy through gasification, enhanced by plasma technology. The start-up is scheduled for end of July / early ...


    By EUROPLASMA

  • Innovative energy from waste project gets £1.9m injection

    A pioneering project to turn waste into energy has today been fired up by £1.9million of funding from Ofgem’s Gas Network Innovation Competition. The Swindon-based demonstration project – managed by National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy - will use waste as a feedstock to produce low carbon methane, or bio-substitute natural gas (Bio-SNG). The plant will ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Europlasma: CHO-Power Plant Construction Completion Celebration

    17 months after the laying of the foundation, Europlasma is pleased to announce that construction work on the CHO-Power plant in Morcenx is now complete, and that the budget has been adhered to. This plant is the most powerful one worldwide to convert industrial waste and biomass into energy through gasification, enhanced by plasma technology. The start-up is scheduled for end of July / early ...


    By EUROPLASMA

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