Waste Gasification News

  • 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 ...

  • 2016 GSTC Conference Registration

    Registration for the 2016 Gasification & Syngas Technologies Conference is now open. This includes sponsorships, exhibits, exhibit staff and participant registration. This year, your sponsorship can include an advertising package with our media partners Hart Energy, and much more. ...


  • 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 ...


  • Presentation slide from ETI`s waste gasification presentation to the EI Humber branch now available

    A very interesting presentation was given by Dr Geraint Evans of the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The following topics were covered: UK energy challenge to 2050 Meeting 2050 decarbonisation targets How bioenergy fits into the energy scene A background into a proposed Humber Waste Gas ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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 ...


  • Gasification Technologies Conference, October 11-14, 2015 Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

    The Gasification Technologies Conference (GTC) is issuing a Call For Presentations for the  2015 Gasification Technologies Conference (October 11-14, 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colorado).  GTC is particularly interested in the following subjects: Biomass and ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • Royal Dahlman project in collaboration with NNFCC shortlisted for gasifier pilot funding

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced the shortlist of companies vying for £2.8 million in funding to build an energy from waste gasification demonstrator plant. In 2012, the ETI launched a competition to find a company to design "the most economically and commercially viable, efficient energy from waste gasification demonstrator plant possible". The ETI has now narrowed ...


    By NNFCC

  • 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

  • Synthesis Energy Systems Enters Agreement to Study Feasibility of Using Gasification Technology to Produce Green Chemicals in the U.S.

    Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed U.S.-based company to assess the feasibility and optimal uses of SES' gasification technology for the production of valuable 'green' chemicals.   The agreement calls for SES to lead an engineering study, commissioned and funded by the undisclosed U.S. company, that will define an optimal use ...

  • Air Products to Build the World`s Largest Advanced Gasification Energy-from-Waste Facility

    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it will build and operate the world's largest renewable energy plant in the UK using advanced gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) technology. The Tees Valley plant, located at the New Energy and Technology Business Park, near Billingham, Teesside, will be the first of its kind in the UK, and the largest of its kind anywhere in the world with an ...


    By Air Products

  • Cleantech Transit Extends Business Model With Biochar

    Cleantech Transit Inc. ("Cleantech or the Company") (OTCBB: CLNO) is pleased to announce that a byproduct known as Biochar, which results from the gasification process at the 500 KW Merced County plant, has been produced without any additional processing at the power plant. Biochar is a fine-grained charcoal made by pyrolysis. Pyrolysis means heating biomass (wood, manure, crop residues, solid ...


  • 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 ...


  • Cleantech Transit, Inc. Plans to Finalize Its Initial Interest in the 500 KW Project

    Cleantech Transit, Inc. ("Cleantech" or "the Company") (OTCBB: CLNO) is pleased to provide further details on finalizing the 500 KW project. Cleantech expects to finalize its initial interest in the project around July 15th and is in talks to further increase its interest in the 500 KW project in Merced County. In addition, the Company hopes to negotiate definitive terms for the previously ...


  • BDC invests $2.5M in Nexterra - 2011 investments now total $17.5 Million

    Nexterra Systems Corp. announced today that it has secured $2.5 million in equity financing from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Proceeds will be used to accelerate the growth of Nexterra's business. Coupled with a recent investment of $15 million from Tandem Expansion Fund and ARC Financial, Nexterra has secured a total of $17.5 million in 2011 to further its biomass energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Cleantech Transit Set to Receive Pro-Rata Share of Cash Back Incentives From U.S. Treasury

    Cleantech Transit Inc. ("Cleantech") (OTCBB: CLNO) announced today that funding to be provided to Phoenix Energy for the commercialization of a 500 Kilowatt biomass gasification plant should be eligible to apply for a renewable energy cash back incentive program offered by the U.S. Federal Government. If it concludes its planned investment in Phoenix Energy, under Section 1603 of the American ...


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