wood gasification News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • WBA releases thermochemical gasification of biomass factsheet

    The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is pleased to announce the release of the factsheet ‘Thermochemical Gasification of Biomass’ – the eight in the series of publications. This factsheet provides a concise overview of the technology, basics of gasification, feedstock and current global use. Thermochemical biomass gasification is a high temperature process 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Metso to deliver gasification technology for renewable gas production to Göteborg Energi AB, Sweden

    Metso Corporation's press release on February 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. local time Metso will supply ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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 ...


  • Recovering Energy from Waste without Landfilling or Incineration - Ze-gen showcases new gasification technology at EBW UK 2011

    Ze-gen, Inc., a US-based firm with plans to build their second commercial scale plant in the UK, has an answer to the problem of the economic viability of waste gasification. With its liquid metal gasification technology, Ze-gen can reliably produce tar-free synthesis gas from selected waste materials, including construction and demolition (C&D) wood waste. The company will exhibit at the ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

    NDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime kiln at the Joutseno mill in Finland. The goal of the program, entitled “Gasification Plant 100% Utilization Rate”, was to maximize the availability of all equipment, including the wood processing plant, dryer, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Nexterra wins British Columbia Technology Industry Association award for best application

    Nexterra Systems Corp., a leading supplier of advanced, renewable biomass gasification heat and power solutions, today announced that it has received the Best Application of Technology Award from the British Columbia Industry Association (BCTIA). This award recognizes Nexterra"s biomass gasification system at Kruger Products LP"s New Westminster tissue mill. The system converts wood residue into ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you