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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

  • Opposition to Lisburn energy from waste gasification plant

    A proposed energy from waste gasification plant has prompted strong opposition from both residents and members of the council in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. A planning application to build the plant on the site of a former burn house on the Moira Road was lodged by Lisburn Energy Recovery but since then has faced criticism, with one councillor calling for a formal opposition to the proposal. ...

  • Coal Gasification expands in China

    Advantica secures major contractAdvantica has reached agreement with New Gold Chemical Company of China to supply a technology licence and design support for the construction of three BGL gasifiers in Hulunbeier in Inner Mongolia. The plant will produce up to 2,900,000 m3 of synthesis gas a day for use in the production of ammonia and urea. The project was started in June 2008, and is expected to ...


  • On-site gasification of biosolids

    A word about MaxWest. MaxWest Environmental Systems designs, builds, owns and operates waste disposal facilities using a time test gasification process that converts biomass waste materials into renewable green thermal energy. Our mission is to provide municipalities and industrial sites with a unique system that is safe, cost effective and more environmentally friendly than traditional methods ...

  • Waste board gives £12m to gasification plant

    The London Waste and Recycling Board has announced that it will give £12 million of guarantee funding to a gasification plant proposed for a site in Dagenham, east London. The plant, run by London-based technology firm Biossence, will process 100,000 tonnes of the capital’s waste and turn it into electricity. The plant will be situated on the site of local Ford factory in Dagenham. It is ...

  • Sita swaps EfW for gasification in Perthshire

    Sita UK has replaced plans to develop an energy from waste site at Binn Farm, Perthshire with a fresh application for a gasification facility. A spokesperson for Sita told MRW that the technology change is a result of a change in knowledge regarding appropriate waste facilities since the original EfW proposal was submitted. He said: “Gasification is used for small scale waste management and so it ...

  • Biofuel gasification in unique CHP plant

    IQR Systems has developed a biofuel gasifier for 2-25 MWth production. The gasifier can be implemented in full scale CHP plants and the construction of plant number two is now up and running. The gasification unit that now is being built is going to use various kinds of biomass fuels - with a moisture contents of up to 60%. A similar 14 MW gasification unit is since 2008 ...


    By IQR Systems AB

  • “Public Perception and Bureaucracy Slowing Gasification Uptake in UK” - Waste Management World

    Public perception of waste to energy facilities and confusion with incineration has been a major barrier to commercial uptake of gasification facilities being developed in the UK. This is in stark contrast to Germany, where such projects provoke little controversy. While plasma gasification seems to offer many advantages that would seem appealing to major waste management companies, getting a ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Covanta Energy Introduces Commercial Gasification System for the Conversion of Waste to Energy

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, today announced that it has completed commercial demonstration testing on a first-of-its-kind gasification technology. The technology has demonstrated the ability to gasify unprocessed post-recycled municipal solid waste (MSW) in a commercial setting, while reducing emissions and increasing ...


  • BioGen Power to build world`s largest residual waste gasification plant

    BioGen Power has received planning permission to build the world’s largest waste gasification facility to be fuelled by residual waste in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The facility will process 160,000 tonnes of residual waste each year, generating 83,300 MWe of electricity. Energos, owned by Manchester-based energy solution provider Ener-G, will supply the gasification technology. BioGen Power ...

  • Cyclamax unveils plans for East London gasification facility

    An advanced gasification facility planned for Dagenham Dock will provide heat and power from East London’s waste – diverting it from landfill sites, according to plans revealed by eco-waste management company, Cyclamax. The facility is one of four Cyclamax is planning across the country, which will use advanced conversion technology on commercial and non-recyclable waste from businesses in the ...

  • Plasma gasification contract extended by U.S. air force

    The U.S. Air Force has extended the first option period of its 18 month contract with Montreal based PyroGenesis Canada - a specialist in using plasma torches for waste gasification and energy recovery. According to the company, under its contract with the U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron (1 SOCES) it will operate, maintain and collect operations data on its ...


    By PyroGenesis Canada Inc.

  • Energos due to open GBP 8m gasification plant

    Energy technology business Energos is due to open its GBP 8 million Isle of Wight gasification plant in the middle of November. Energos claims that the plant will be a UK first for using advanced thermal conversion technology in the gasification process. The facility is part of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs New Technology Demonstrator Programme, which aims to demonstrate ...

  • Largest Gasification Plant in the World nears Completion

    While a number of major projects are underway globally, waste gasification has a chequered past. Many argue that when traditional thermal treatment with heat recovery is able to achieve such high efficiencies, gasification is complex and unnecessary. Others point to low emissions and the potential to produce products such as hydrogen. Air Products is due to begin processing 350,000 tonnes of RDF ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • British composting firm signs gasification deal

    A Bedfordshire-based composting company has signed a deal to set up a 1.5MW gasification plant on its site. Growing Beds Recycling Services Ltd, a specialist in manufacturing soil conditioners for agriculture and recycling low grade wood waste, has struck a deal with renewable energy company Purepower to construct one of the UK's first such plants. When fully operational, it is set to convert ...

  • North American Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market - ReportsnReports

    The biomass gasification and pyrolysis market in North America is expected to experience high growth during the next few years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about energy security and independence. In addition, other factors, such as rising energy prices; volatility of fuel costs; and government incentives for renewable energy, are projected to contributed to the ...


  • 2016 Gasification & Syngas Technologies Conference Program

    GSTC  is hosting its annual conference Octobeer 16-19, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.  GSTC has now posted a preliminary 2016 Gasification and Syngas Technologies Conference Program on the GSTC website at www.gasification-syngas.org.  In recognition of our new strategic partnership with The Methanol Institute, the 2016 conference program contains sessions on methanol production and ...

  • Government agrees gasification worthy of renewables obligation certificate

    Gasification has qualified for Government subsidies under the Renewables Obligation system offering support to businesses developing the technology. This sector advance follows a Government decision to amend its proposed changes to legislation, which would have altered the definition of gasification. These changes could have stopped projects based on their feed stock, rather than the technology ...

  • Macrotek Selected for Groundbreaking Commercial Plasma Gasification Facility

    The engineering release of a major gas quality control system contract has been awarded to Macrotek Inc., an industry leader in pollution control. Plasco Energy Group, an innovative Canadian technology company that converts post-recycled municipal solid waste into green power and other valuable products, has selected Macrotek for the design and engineering of their commercial gas cleanup system. ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Washington State Rejects Coal Gasification Power Plant

    Environmental groups are applauding Tuesday's decision by Washington state siting officials to halt consideration of a proposed coal gasification power plant at the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington state near the Oregon border. Members of the state's Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, EFSEC, unanimously rejected the plan by public power agency Energy Northwest for permanently ...

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