Tag: gasification

New large-scale renewable energy park to include aerobic digestion, biomass, biodiesel

New large-scale renewable energy park to include aerobic digestion, biomass, biodiesel

December 13, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Scottish Construction Now reports that plans have been unveiled to construct a large-scale renewable energy park designed to deliver between 150 – 200 megawatts of green energy to supply to the Scottish grid, with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes across the north-east of Scotland using biodiesel, aerobic […]

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Taronis Technologies gets $20M from Turkish government for renewable fuel joint venture

Taronis Technologies gets $20M from Turkish government for renewable fuel joint venture

January 11, 2020 |

In Turkey, Taronis Technologies finalizes a new joint venture entity with a goal to build 100 of Taronis’ patented 300KW Venturi Plasma Arc gasification units for the production of MagneGas metal cutting fuel to serve the Turkish domestic metal cutting market, which, according to Turkish government estimates, is approximately a $200 million annual market. The […]

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Taronis launches first bio-based arc gasification production site in Europe

Taronis launches first bio-based arc gasification production site in Europe

October 22, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Taronis Technologies announced the launch of its first European MagneGas production site as part of Taronis Fuels, as wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. The location is a 4.3 square kilometer location within a renewable energy and technology industrial park in Westpoort, Amsterdam. The executed lease provides Taronis the option to lease the […]

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The Competitive Edge: Highbury Energy

The Competitive Edge: Highbury Energy

February 13, 2019 |

Highbury Energy Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? Highbury was founded in 2009 on the premise that the thermochemical conversion of biomass to syngas is an […]

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VTT develops new gasification technique

VTT develops new gasification technique

January 15, 2019 |

In Finland, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique reduces carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 90 per cent compared to fossil fuels. […]

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Chalmers University finds gasification the way forward after 10 years of research

Chalmers University finds gasification the way forward after 10 years of research

May 21, 2018 |

In Sweden, a chance to switch to renewable sources for heating, electricity and fuel, while also providing new opportunities for several industries to produce large numbers of renewable products. This is the verdict of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, who now, after ten years of energy research into gasification of biomass, see an […]

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Aries Clean Energy Receives $25 Million Commitment of Project Equity from Spring Lane Capital

Aries Clean Energy Receives $25 Million Commitment of Project Equity from Spring Lane Capital

January 14, 2018 |

We dreamed of the day waste projects would get the funding needed to gain ground, and that day may have finally come. One of the most remembered parts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech is when he said “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the […]

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Proposed Welsh gasification plant under fire

Proposed Welsh gasification plant under fire

March 30, 2017 |

In the UK, public hearings for Egnedol’s proposed wood chip-based pyrolysis and gasification unit at the former RNAD and Gulf oil refinery sites near Blackbridge have identified concerns from the community as well as environmental activists. Some claim the facility’s proposed technologies have not been proven and pose a health and safety risk due to […]

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Gasification: the Flexible Answer to Biomass Conversion

Gasification: the Flexible Answer to Biomass Conversion

September 29, 2016 |

By Dr. Terry Mazanec, Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest Biomass is a rich salad of chemicals that contains many highly valuable materials that are precursors to fine chemicals, nutrients, and pharmaceuticals. But this strength is also a weakness of biomass. The assortment of materials in biomass is bound together in a complex, stable […]

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Lockheed Martin teams with Concord Blue on “advanced” gasification system

Lockheed Martin teams with Concord Blue on “advanced” gasification system

September 22, 2016 |

In New York state, Lockheed Martin has teamed with Concord Blue to use the latter’s Reformer technology, a type of “advanced” gasification system, to produce 250kW of energy from MSW. So far tests of the project have used discarded wood chips from a nearby sawmill that has so far saved the company 9,000 tons of […]

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