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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

    Austrian-headquartered shredding specialist UNTHA has just dispatched its 150th waste shredder. The XR mobil-e is heading to France where, when commissioned, it will process 25 tonnes per hour of C&I waste down to 80mm particle size. But this machine had a particularly special ‘send-off’ when it left UNTHA’s manufacturing plant in Salzburg. From its ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Redwave Expands Waste Processing Business with a New Subsidiary in Germany

    REDWAVE, as a leading supplier of sensor-based sorting machines and turnkey material-sorting systems, has taken a decisive step to expand its business in the waste-processing sector by founding a new subsidiary, REDWAVE Waste GmbH. The new company is located in Wetzlar, Germany and was incorporated in 2015. It adds the important area of mechanical-biological waste treatment to REDWAVE's product ...

  • Waste Management Announces Strategic Investment in the Peninsula Compost Company

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced a strategic investment in the Peninsula Compost Company, LLC (PCC), which owns and operates the Wilmington Organic Recycling Center (WORC). WORC is the only fully operational and permitted in-vessel organics processing center in the Delaware, ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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 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 ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

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