refuse-derived fuel gasification News

  • 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

  • LanzaTech Signs for First Coal to Biological Fuel Project

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech and one of the largest coal producers in China, Henan Coal and Chemical Industrial Corporation (HNCC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the production of fuels and chemicals. Ethanol fuels and chemical products will be produced through the integration of coal gasification and LanzaTech’s biological fermentation process. The MoU was signed ...


    By LanzaTech

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pyrolysis has best potential for fuels of the future, suggests Axion Consulting

    Pyrolysis currently shows the most potential for making fuels of the future, a leading expert from Axion Consulting suggested at this week’s Green Supply Chain conference in York. Roger Morton, Director of resource recovery specialists Axion, says this process for converting biomass to useable transport fuels offers significant advantages over the alternative ...

  • Syngas & Derivatives Industry (Methanol, Ammonia, Hydrogen, Oxo Chemicals, N-Butanol, DME) Market

    ReportsnReports.com now offers “Syngas Market & Derivatives (Methanol, Ammonia, Hydrogen, Oxo Chemicals, N-Butanol, DME) Market, by End Use Application, Feedstock, Technology, and Gasifier Type - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018” in its market research reports library.  The syngas and derivatives market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7%, over the next five years to ...


  • The green gas demonstration plant plans are underway

    Along with our project partners we are currently building a commercial plant to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of producing green gas through the gasification of household waste. The plant will process 10,000 tonnes per annum of refuse derived fuel and waste wood to produce 22GWh per annum of grid quality natural gas, enough to heat 1,500 homes or power 75 heavy good vehicles. ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Leicestershire shortlists two for £137m PFI deal

    Leicestershire County Council has shortlisted two companies to compete for its £137m private finance initiative waste contract. Veolia Environmental Services (VES) and Osiris, a consortium made up of United Utilities Waste Management, Costain Engineering and Construction and John Laing Investments,  are the final bidders hoping to manage Leicestershire’s residual ...

  • 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)

  • Biffa named as preferred bidder for GBP 1bn waste treatment and disposal contract

    Biffa has been announced as the preferred bidder for a GBP 1 billion waste treatment and disposal contract with West Sussex County Council. The 25-year deal is expected to create 80 jobs and will see Biffa develop a mechanical/biological treatment (MBT) facility to recover value from around 300,000 tonnes of residual household waste per annum through resource recovery and the creation of a ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • Metso strengthens its position in solid waste recycling through acquisition of Swiss Holzmag GmbH’s technology rights

    Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH. The value of the transaction is not disclosed. This acquisition of technology rights strengthens Metso’s position as a leading technology and service provider for the mechanical treatment of solid waste. Metso is currently market leader in equipment for pre-shredding ...


  • Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH

    Metso strengthens its position in solid waste recycling through acquisition of Swiss Holzmag GmbH’s technology rights Metso Corporation’s press release on June 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. local time Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH. The value of the transaction is not disclosed. This acquisition of ...


  • 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 biofuel technique could have huge impact on chemical industry

    A new method of converting biomass feedstock into sustainable fuel developed by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Minnesota has the potential to have a profound effect on the chemical industry. The 'gasification' process developed by this team of researchers not only greatly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but doubles the amount of fuel that can be made ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nexterra completes successful trials of syngas conditioning technology

    Nexterra Systems Corp. ( www.nexterra.ca), a leading developer and supplier of biomass gasification systems, announced today that it has successfully completed performance testing of its proprietary syngas conditioning technology. This technology is a key component of Nexterra's previously announced combined heat and power system ('CHP System') that is being developed at ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Don`t waste waste

    A novel forum where American and European stakeholders meet to discuss sustainable waste and biomass treatment comes to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 29 to 30, 2013. The program of the "bioenergy+recycling" conference with exhibition will consist of several thought-provoking panel discussions on what moves the bioenergy and recycling markets, and breakout sessions on all aspects of daily ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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 ...


  • New technologies needed for wastes in London

    Technologies such as gasification and anaerobic digestion will deliver a maximum reduction in climate change emissions while still meeting London’s recycling and renewable energy targets, according to a new report. Greenhouse Gas Balances of Waste Management Scenarios, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pallmann Industries acquires technology from BP Recycling Systems

    Pallmann Group is strengthening its position in briquette and pelletizing recycling technology with the acquisition of technology from Swiss company BP Recycling Systems GmbH, based in Switzerland. Pallmann Group is making the acquisition via Pallmann Industries Inc., a group company based in Clifton, NJ, USA. The value of the transaction is not being disclosed. Pallmann is a leading specialist ...

  • Energy Department announces new innovative projects to develop advanced drop-in biofuels for military jets and ships

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced nearly $18 million in four innovative pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington that will test renewable biofuels as a domestic alternative to power our cars, trucks, and planes that meet military specifications for jet fuel and shipboard diesel. These projects ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Waste To Energy Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (2012 - 2018)

    Global energy market is witnessing a shift toward waste to energy technologies as a result of the increasing energy demand worldwide, depletion of conventional energy sources, and growing concerns of environmental pollution from conventional energy sources. Governments across the globe and social organizations are offering financial schemes for encouraging generation of energy from agricultural ...


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