wood waste gasification News

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • National grid calls for anaerobic digestion boost

    The National Grid has forecast that the development of anaerobic digestion infrastructure and biogas production has the potential to be a significant source of fuel for the UK. Biodegradable waste streams, such as food and wood waste could be turned into biogas and injected into the gas distribution system, according to a new study by the National Grid and analysts Ernst and Young. In the study ...

  • New Covent Garden Market is first in the UK to install a MRF

    A London market is the first UK market to install a materials recycling facility and introduce a pay as you throw scheme for tenants in a bid to achieve zero waste to landfill. The UK’s largest fresh produce market, New Covent Garden Market situated in Vauxhall, has completely revised its waste system. It has installed a low-tech MRF to reclaim recyclable materials such as cardboard, a variety ...

  • ZG new biomass fired chain grate boiler - Energy-saving and environmental boiler

    The ZG new biomass fired chain grate boiler permits either soft coal washed singles or smalls to get combusted in an joyful manner with the added benefit from automatic de-ashing. This mix is especially ideal for industrial heating and process steam applications. The boiler vessel can be a three-pass fire ...


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