biochar fuel News

  • Biomass Gasifier Fuels Electricity Generation, Sells Renewable Power to Grid

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced the completion of phase one of the field commissioning of its ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution™ at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The field commissioning included operation of a reciprocating gas engine fueled by synthesis gas and synchronization of the generator with the local distribution grid, securing a ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Wales builds `unique` biomass plant

    Wales is to build its ‘first’ biochar facility, which will produce charcoal from dry organic waste. Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is to purchase a purpose built plant after the Welsh Assembly Government’ s Academic Expertise for Business programme (A4B) provided it with £180,000. Biochar, produced by burning biomass through pyrolysis, ...

  • ZeroPoint Clean Tech Powers European Grid Produces Carbon-Negative Heat and Power

     ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced that its biomass gasification solution produced carbon negative heat and power for the last half-month of its 2011 operations in Germany. The carbon negative process utilizes biomass to create renewable gas and yields biochar as a co-product. Biochar is a highly stable form of sequestered carbon with multiple ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Winning the Prize, Saving the Planet – Winner of the 2011 ConocoPhillips Energy Prize Announced

    The 2011 ConocoPhillips Energy Prize, a joint initiative between ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and Penn State, concluded today with its fourth annual mission to provoke and catalyze the 21st century energy revolution by awarding this year’s prize to Ben Glass and Adam Rein for their innovation, “Aerostat Platform for Rapid Deployment Airborne Wind ...


    By ConocoPhillips

  • USDA Guarantees $91 Million Investment in Innovative Louisiana Biofuel Plant

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a $91 million loan guarantee to help finance an innovative advanced biofuel plant in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. "This partnership is the latest example of the Obama Administration's continuing support for innovative, home-grown energy sources," Vilsack said. "USDA's support for renewable energy projects like this helps create jobs in rural areas, ...

  • Envirotherm And ZeroPoint Clean Tech To Build New Biomass Power Plants

     Envirotherm, an Allied Technologies company, and ZeroPoint Clean Tech, the world's leading biomass gasification technology company, have announced they will join forces to build turn-key, biomass power plants. These combined heat and power (CHP) plants are the first standardized biomass gasification plants in the global renewable energy market to be fully EPC delivered with performance ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Summary of the American power act (Kerry-Lieberman)

    On May 12, 2010, Senator Kerry (D-MA) and Senator Lieberman (I-CT) released their draft legislation, the American Power Act (APA). This bill contains a comprehensive, sector-based approach to enhancing energy security, spurring the development and deployment of clean energy technologies, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The bill contains the following seven titles: domestic clean energy ...


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