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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • The new economics of next-gen gasification: clearfuels technology

    Those who have been drilled in Santayana’s dictum: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” and who take an interest in the history of engineering will not need a reminder that the problems of high cost and fuel yield plagued the development of the steam engine. Just as they have plagued the development of affordable Fischer-Tropsch and other thermal and ...


    By Green Power

  • Global Clean Energy Inc. Phase 1 Gasification Testing Successfully Completed

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 10/21/10 -- Global Clean Energy Inc. (OTCBB: GCEI) has completed gasification testing of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and industrial organic feedstocks on behalf of the City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Qc. A full report of the tests and result analysis was compiled and submitted to the city. This report will be included in their submission to the FMV (Federal ...


  • Nexterra Biomass Gasification System - Cleanest biomass in North America

    Recent third party testing and analysis of the University of Northern British Columbia's (UNBC) Nexterra Biomass Gasification System has concluded that the plant is one of the cleanest biomass facilities operating in North America. The biomass gasification system was supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. The Nexterra system, which provides heat to most buildings on UNBC's Prince ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...


  • Emerson’s automation technology chosen by Europlasma for innovative waste-to-energy gasification facility in France

    CHO-Power, part of the Europlasma Group, is using Emerson Process Management’s digital automation technology to control a new waste- and biomass-fed power station at Morcenx in southwestern France. By providing flexible and accurate control of an innovative gasification process, Emerson’s Ovation expert control system is enabling the plant to operate at maximum efficiency. The new ...


  • Morbark and HTI form waste-to-power partnership

    Morbark, Inc., a world leader in the manufacture of wood reduction equipment announced an agreement with Heat Transfer International (HTI) of Kentwood, Michigan.  HTI is a technology company providing turnkey waste-to-energy systems which create renewable energy through SALT™ gasification of biomass. The agreement, which will create dozens of green jobs in Michigan, includes a manufacturing ...


  • Launching the Pyrobio process

    The Pyrobio process of pyrogasification developed by Finaxo Environnement, tested over the last six months on beetroot waste left over from biofuel production, is gaining ground. Firstly, the results are 5% better than expected in terms of energy production, as according to Finaxo 80% of the organic matter is converted to gas. The partner in this pilot project, Tereos, is therefore planning an ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Dutch Technology Turning Waste into Green Gas Goes Global

    The MILENA technology to produce green gas, electricity or fluid fuels from waste and biomass, developed by leading Dutch energy institute ECN, will be applied on a global scale in the next few years. ECN has signed a license agreement with Dutch company Royal Dahlman, which will implement this technology in various countries and across many different projects. With innovative MILENA ...

  • 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 Waste-To-Energy Facility Will Provide Multiple Benefits for East Tennessee

    Sevier Solid Waste in Pigeon Forge, TN, has engaged PHG Energy (PHGE) to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. “This new installation will help us reduce the amount of compost we need to transport by converting it into a biochar material, creating ...


  • Architect group names top ten green buildings for 2009

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named the year's top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design, selected by the AIA's Committee on the Environment (COTE). Many of the new buildings have achieved LEED Platinum certification, the highest level of achievement under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification ...

  • Chile will test second-generation biofuels with IDB support

    Bank-financed feasibility study will explore production of sustainable biodiesel derived from forest industry byproducts and wood waste. Chile will test the viability of producing next-generation biofuels using biomass waste from its wood industries with a $1 million technical cooperation grant approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. The project will be carried out by ForEnergy S.A., a ...

  • Nextgen Conference and EBEC

    Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at the Nextgen Conference and Exhibition including EBEC the European Bioenergy Expo and Conference. The event will take place at Stoneleigh Park between the 10th-11th October 2012. Clarke Energy is a leading provider of gas engine power plants for the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • Waste Management Announces Strategic Investment in Agnion

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced a strategic investment in Agnion Energy, Inc. (Agnion) to advance Agnion's allothermal gasification technology.  Waste Management joins other investors in Agnion including, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Munich Venture Partners and ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

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