refuse-derived fuel gasification News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Advanced Plasma Power Receives Order for Canadian Waste to Energy Project

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP), the advanced waste to energy and fuels company, today announces that it has signed a contract as the technology provider for a new 20MW waste to energy plant in the Port of Hamilton, Canada being built by Port Fuels & Materials Services, Inc.  The contract, valued at nearly £20 million, represents the company’s first order for a full-scale ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • 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 ...


  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Energos awarded Environmental Permit for Knowsley Energy Recovery Facility

    The Environment Agency has awarded a full Environmental Permit to energy from waste business Energos (www.energos.com)  to operate a small scale advanced conversion technology (ACT) facility at Knowsley Industrial Park, Merseyside. The 96,000 tonne-a-year Knowsley Energy Recovery Facility, using the patented Energos gasification process,  has also been ...


    By ENER-G

  • RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES

    PRESS RELEASE RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 14 to 16 September 2010  30 June 2010 - MRF quality, public consultations, food waste, collecting from high rise flats and many ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Energy Vision Publishes New Report Documenting Renewable Natural Gas as the Solution to a Major U.S. Transportation Challenge

    A newly released publication, Renewable Natural Gas (RNG): The Solution to a Major Transportation Challenge, reports that the use of renewable natural gas as a vehicle fuel is a technologically viable alternative to relying exclusively on petroleum-based fuels for transportation. The new publication was prepared by Energy Vision, a noted, national, New York-based energy research organization, and ...


    By Energy Vision

  • TAIM WESER is to exhibit its state-of-the-art technology at the Gulf International Industry Fair 2010

    TAIM WESER will be traveling to Bahrain in order to participate in the third Gulf International Industry Fair 2010, which is taking place from January 12 to 14. The company will display its extensive product range at the exhibition, along with the most advanced technology solutions in its four lines of business: bulk materials handling, cranes, waste treatment and renewable energy. For the first ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Waste tea leaves could brew up biofuel

    [ISLAMABAD] Waste tea leaves could be a cheap source of biofuel that does not compromise food security, according to Pakistani scientists. Researchers from the Nanoscience and Catalysis Division at Quaid-i-Azam University used a nanocatalyst, metal nanoparticles that accelerate reactions, to produce biodiesel from used tea leaves. 'The world today is consuming several million tonnes of tea ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • MarketResearchReports.biz: Global Waste To Energy Market Growth 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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