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  • Sludge gasification system

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, a waste to energy technology company based in Housten Texas is putting North America’s first sludge to energy system to commercial use in Florida. The gasification technology converts sludge from municipal wastewater treatment systems into renewable, green energy. Some of the technology employed is manufactured in British Columbia. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Technology assessment for gasification of Aqueous sludge from paper mills

    The ETV Greenhouse Gas Technology (GHG) Center is soliciting information from vendors regarding Gasification of Aqueous Sludge from Paper ...

  • Technology assessment for gasification of aqueous sludge from paper mills

    The ETV Greenhouse Gas Technology (GHG) Center, operated by Southern Research Institute, is performing a preliminary pre-verification technology assessment for gasification of aqueous sludge from paper mills and wastewater treatment.  The GHG Center is soliciting information from vendors, project developers, technology developers, and technology users regarding performance and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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, ...


  • PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

    PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead the sales division. Snyder had served nearly three years as head of sales and marketing with MaxWest. The MaxWest ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • ZeroPoint Clean Tech Announces Second Live Biomass Gasification Power Plant and More to Follow

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced that its second biomass gasification deployment is producing carbon negative heat and power. The second site to achieve successful grid connection is in Newry, Ireland. The first site is operational in Germany. ZeroPoint's carbon negative process utilizes biomass to create renewable gas and yields biochar as a co-product. Biochar is a highly ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Florida municipality becomes first in US to turn sludge into renewable energy

    Sanford, Florida will be the first municipality in North America to adopt the MaxWest gasification system as an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to dispose of biosolids. MaxWest Environmental Systems of Houston Texas has developed the gasification system, which converts sludge from the municipal wastewater treatment system into renewable, green energy. “Compared to the ...

  • Phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge using Aquacritox supercritical water oxidation process

    Sewage sludge is a potential source of energy. A kilogram of dried sewage sludge contains approximately 20,000 BTU’s of energy. The challenge with releasing this energy is that sewage sludge, when collected from the bottom of a clarifier is 99% water. In order to release the energy present through gasification, pyrolysis or incineration, the water must be removed before oxidation in air can ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • The new ANDRITZ C-Press: efficient sludge dewatering with high performance and low operating costs

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched new sludge dewatering equipment for waste water treatment plants, industrial treatment plants, and food applications. The ANDRITZ C-Press, a screw press providing high performance combined with compact design, features low operating costs. With its direct drive system and conical shaft with constant screw pitch, the new press can handle inlets ...

  • The Final Frontier of Water and Wastewater Treatment: Sludge Management Equipment Market Set to Reach $9.9 Billion by 2017

    A new report from Global Water Intelligence (GWI) investigates the transforming sludge management market. Municipal sludge treatment is on the rise, and attracting a widening portfolio of specialist technologies. More wastewater treatment, tightening regulations and green incentives make it a good, if heavily regional, market. How can companies enter and thrive? GWI’s new report on sludge ...

  • Nexterra completes biosolids fuel testing

    Vancouver-based Nexterra has announced the successful completion of testing of biosolids as a potential new fuel source for its proprietary gasification technology. The first phase of testing took place last month at Nexterra’s product development centre in Kamloops B.C., using biosolids from Metro Vancouver. Nexterra is actively developing a new application of its proprietary gasification ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste no Waste! ITI Energy Limited announces exclusive agreement with Scanship

    ITI Energy is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Scanship Environmental of Norway, whereby Scanship will promote, install and support ITI Marine Gasification technology. The agreement covers the full integration and use of ITI Marine Gasification in Scanship’s sustainable Clean Ship Solutions on-board cruise, passenger and naval ships and offshore platforms ...


    By ITI Energy Limited

  • Renewable energy solutions for wastewater treatment

    Nexterra Systems Corp., a Vancouver-based supplier of biomass gasification solutions, and ANDRITZ, an Austrian market leader for customized plants, process technologies, have formed a strategic alliance to market drying solutions fuelled by renewable biomass energy from municipal wastewater treatment plants. The combination of Nexterra gasification technologies with Andritz biosolids dryers will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Lebanon Waste-to-Energy Plant Called Model for Partnerships

    “This facility is going to be a model for waste-to-energy partnerships,” Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said last week, “as well as the first stage in moving our city completely away from dumping waste into landfills.” His remarks were part of a groundbreaking ceremony that kicked off construction of a new gasification plant at the city’s waste water ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Billions to be gained from sewers

    Although wastewater sewage sludge is usually considered an expensive nuisance to be disposed of, it can actually be a source of energy, phosphorus and other products. Water treatment facilities are currently exploring technologies to extract this value. Research shows that the potential of recovery grows from USD25 billion today to USD45 billion in 2020. The treatment and handling of sludge can ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • MaxWest Upgrades to Therma-Flite’s IC 5400 Bio-Scru Biosolids Dryer: Florida Site to Become a Showcase Facility in Biosolids Management

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. are the technology leaders in the design, implementation, and operation of biosolids management facilities. MaxWest technology provides municipalities with state-of-the-art gasification systems, which are safe, cost effective, and environmentally friendlier than traditional methods of biosolids management. Over the years MaxWest’s proprietary gasification ...


    By Therma-Flite Inc.

  • MaxWest Environmental Systems secures US$32.5 million from Invesco Plc in third round funding

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. today announced a US$32.5 million investment in third round funding from Invesco Plc (NYSE: IVZ), one of the largest independent global investment managers. MaxWest Environmental Systems is a renewable energy company with a commercial process to convert wastewater treatment residuals ...

  • Billions in the sewers

    Although wastewater sewage sludge is usually considered an expensive nuisance to be disposed of, it can actually be a source of energy, phosphorus and other products. Water treatment facilities are currently exploring technologies to extract this value. Research shows that the potential of recovery grows from USD25 billion today to USD45 billion in 2020. The treatment and handling of sludge can ...


  • Billions to gain from sewers

    Although wastewater sewage sludge is usually considered an expensive nuisance to be disposed of, it can actually be a source of energy, phosphorus and other products. Water treatment facilities are currently exploring technologies to extract this value. Research shows that the potential of recovery grows from USD25 billion today to USD45 billion in 2020. The ...


  • Sustainable Waste-To-Energy Facility Approved for Construction in Tennessee

    PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The waste-to-energy technology, which will go on line early next year, is a downdraft gasification plant that will cleanly convert up to 64 tons per day of blended waste wood, scrap tires and sewer sludge ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

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