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  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Energy monitoring system a world first for iCon building

    The award winning iCon environmental innovation centre in Daventry, UK, has become the first building in the world to have an innovative self-adjusting Wireless Building Monitoring System installed by energy management company, Seamless Sensing. The state-of-the-art £8.5m building, offers office accommodation and a supportive environment for firms working in green technologies and ...


    By RealWire

  • 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

  • Global Waste-to-Energy Systems Revenue to Reach $13.6 Billion by 2016

    In a world of growing populations, rising standards of living, and increased urbanization, the volume of waste is escalating steadily.  The gigantic amounts of waste that are hauled to dumps and accumulate in heaps and open pits have grown to become a major environmental issue.  However, technological developments, economic conditions, and public policy trends are now aligning to create ...


  • Frost & Sullivan Commends Ozonator Industries for Developing an Emission-free Biohazardous Waste Treatment System

    Based on its recent analysis of the biohazardous waste treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ozonator Industries Limited with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Ozonator's innovative and relevant zero-emission biohazardous waste treatment technology ensures high environmental sustainability through its superior treatment efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Waste2Tricity submits bid to London Waste & Recycling Board for conversion of London’s rubbish into green energy

    A consortium led by Waste2Tricity Limited has submitted an Expression of Interest to the London Waste & Recycling Board (LWRB), in response to the Board’s open call for environmentally responsible and innovative approaches to deal with the capital’s 21 million tonnes of rubbish produced annually. Waste2Tricity’s solution is to use plasma gasification technology combined with fuel cells to ...


    By Waste2Tricity

  • High-Performance SPECTROBLUE ICP-OES Spectrometer Offers Simplified Operation, Greater Stability and Lower Cost

    KLEVE, Germany, September 2011 — SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, a leading supplier of analytical instruments for optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, has introduced the SPECTROBLUE, an inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES) that sets new benchmarks among compact, mid-range spectrometers for simplified operation, low maintenance and ...

  • Scientists to inject fuel in experimental fusion device

    Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Greifswald planned to inject a tiny amount of hydrogen and heat it until it becomes a super-hot gas known ...


    By Associated Press

  • Researchers say space sensors good for terrestrial use

    Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) have announced that miniaturised ceramic gas sensors have found a new niche, and it's not in space. These sensors are used for measuring oxygen levels for spacecraft re-entry vehicles. But a group of experts in space technology have shown that the smaller sensors can be used to strengthen heater combustion control, as well as to improve human breath ...

  • Global Markets for Gasifiers - Market Drivers, Applications, Market Segments

    Gasification is a centuries–old thermochemical energy conversion technology that has slowly achieved modernity over the decades. The technology is undergoing its third evolutionary surge. Fuel shortages in WWII spurred widespread adoption for vehicle fuels. The oil crisis 1973 spurred a re–evaluation and renewed development. Rising oil prices, globally increasing fuel demand, and ...


  • Waste-to-Energy - A burning issue for tomorrow`s cities

    Long considered a costly problem, municipal solid waste is now emerging as an important revenue-generating feedstock for waste-to-energy systems. As municipalities look to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of their sustainability planning initiatives, new and innovative methods for burning wastes to generate heat and power are emerging. And while, at first ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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