Tag: Proton Power

Proton Power pays $143,336 in back wages to 82 employees after violations found

Proton Power pays $143,336 in back wages to 82 employees after violations found

July 26, 2018 |

In Tennessee, the US Department of Labor states that Proton Power Inc. has paid $143,336 in back wages to 82 employees after an investigation by the Departments’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found that the company “failed to pay employees at least the minimum wage and overtime rates at time-and-one-half for hours worked over 40 in […]

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Proton Power sheds light on proposed West Virginia drop-in diesel project

Proton Power sheds light on proposed West Virginia drop-in diesel project

January 24, 2018 |

In West Virginia, Proton Power says it plans to use a completely different system for the proposed wood waste-based facility in Greenbrier County than the one it developed in California that suffered from sulfur challenges that kept it from meeting air quality conditions. Using a gasification system, the project aims to produce 6.5 million gallons […]

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Carbon-negative, low-cost hydrogen power: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Proton Power

Carbon-negative, low-cost hydrogen power: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Proton Power

March 29, 2017 |

As Proton Power CEO Sam Weaver explains: “This process is carbon-negative, producing hydrogen gas or liquid fuels, plus a high temp biochar that is very stable in the ground. It’s a high PH (10-11) biochar with a surface area like an activated carbon.” Here’s the big takeaway: “Fundamentally, if we can get feedstock lower than $40/ton […]

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The Pyromaniax, Class of 2015: The Top 10 Pyrolysis projects in renewable fuels

The Pyromaniax, Class of 2015: The Top 10 Pyrolysis projects in renewable fuels

August 3, 2015 |

It’s been around for a generation or so — fast pyrolysis, that is. Though in the original low-tech incarnation — known as “cooking fire” — pyrolysis has been around since the dawn of man. But the numbers have never been so close to commercial, even in these days of low fossil fuel energy prices. Who’s in […]

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Return of the Pyromaniax: Proton Power and its hydrous pyrolysis process for super low-cost hydrogen

Return of the Pyromaniax: Proton Power and its hydrous pyrolysis process for super low-cost hydrogen

May 8, 2014 |

A new wonder technology to behold: über low-cost hydrous pyrolysis for power and fuels. What’s up at the front lines with the pyro kings? A few weeks ago, in our continuing coverage of recent advances in cheap, affordable biobased hydrogen — meaning sub-$2 per kilo hydrogen gas — enough to light up the economics of […]

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