Waste-to-Energy News

  • DOE Invests $17 Million to Advance Carbon Utilization Projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 11 projects to receive approximately $17 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects for carbon utilization. The projects will develop and test technologies that can utilize carbon dioxide (CO2) from power systems or other industrial sources as the primary feedstock. The research goal of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • How to make alternative fuels cost-efficient for the cement industry?

    Environmental issues, urbanization and IoT are challenging the cement and lime business around the globe. With the right waste processing equipment, alternative fuels can replace fossil fuels without compromising quality or cost-efficiency. TANA participated in the 13th Global CemFuels Conference & Exhibition held in Amsterdam, Netherlands on February 20th – 21st. The event brought ...


    By Tana Oy

  • PyroGenesis Successfully Completes 900-kW Plasma Torch Factory Acceptance Testing; Receives Payments Totaling $936,000; Torch Shipped to Sweden

    PyroGenesis Canada Inc. (http://pyrogenesis.com) (TSX-V: PYR) (OTCQB: PYRNF) (FRA: 8PY), a high-tech company, (the "Company", the “Corporation” or "PyroGenesis") that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes plasma atomized metal powder, plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, announced today that, further to previous press releases with respect to the ...


    By PyroGenesis Canada Inc.

  • How to generate energy from waste

    Both society and industry generate a great deal of waste. The management of all that waste is a problem for companies and institutions. Many of those wastes, especially those of municipal origin, often end up in garbage dumps. However, there are other more recommendable and sustainable management methods such as recycling, reuse or energy transformation. The European Union sets objectives and ...


    By TECAM

  • PECVD systems order

    Tempress has received a purchase order from a large solar cell manufacturer for PECVD silicon nitride furnaces. The Tempress PECVD system combines best in class uniformity deposition at highest system throughput for direct plasma deposition systems. This results in the lowest cost of ownership for our customers, according to Jeroen van Hapert, Business Director at Tempress. The Tempress’ ...


    By Tempress Systems

  • Measuring Gases produced by waste gasification to improve control and efficiency

    Waste gasification is a type of waste to energy process where waste material is used as a fuel to create heat, electricity or other chemical products. Specifically, in waste gasification, the waste material is decomposed in such a way to produce gaseous products, often known as syngas, a combination of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and some carbon dioxide.1 Conventional incineration uses heat and ...

  • TecPro-Metall GmbH new member of the Neuenhauser group of companies

    Effective February 1, 2019, TecPro-Metall GmbH from Neuss belongs to the Neuenhauser group of companies. The TecPro-Metall GmbH, like all companies within the Neuenhauser group of companies, remains as an independent company. The range of services offered by TecPro-Metall ranges from material procurement to machining, metal forming, 3D tube laser technology, end processing, perforation and ...

  • Green Energy: From Waste to Syngas Production

    Syngas production from waste gasification is one way to produce renewable energy. However, varying waste compositions can make gasification challenging to control, resulting in inconsistent syngas compositions. Closely monitoring gas composition and adjusting process conditions during gasification can ensure consistent, high-quality syngas production. Infrared sensors are the ideal solution for ...

  • Department of Energy Announces $36.4 Million for Fusion Energy Sciences Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently (8/2) announced $36.4 million in funding for 37 research awards at universities, national laboratories, and private industry on a range of topics in fusion energy sciences. The research is designed to help lay the groundwork for the development of nuclear fusion as a future practical energy source. The research focuses on high priority challenges in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Department of Energy Announces $95 Million in Small Business Research and Development Grants

    Recently (7/16), the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it will award 95 grants totaling $95 million to 80 small businesses in 26 states. Funded through DOE's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, today's selections are for Phase II research and development. Small businesses that demonstrated technical feasibility for innovations ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Advanced Plasma Power’s Gasplasma® technology selected for pioneering UK waste-to-jet-fuel project

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP) has been selected by leading renewable fuels company Velocys, as the preferred gasification technology provider to support its project to produce sustainable aviation fuel from waste. The project, which has recently secured £4.9m of funding, is being developed with the support of industry partners and the Department for Transport. APP’s Gasplasma® ...

  • Advanced Plasma Power’s Gasplasma technology selected for pioneering UK waste-to-jet-fuel project

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP) has been selected by leading renewable fuels company Velocys, as the preferred gasification technology provider to support its project to produce sustainable aviation fuel from waste. The project, which has recently secured £4.9m of funding, is being developed with the support of industry partners and the Department for Transport. APP’s Gasplasma® ...

  • Green gas consortium wins 2017 Energy Institute (EI) Award

    Green gas consortium wins 2017 Energy Institute (EI) Award Consortium partners win Energy Institute (EI) Technology Award for ground-breaking BioSNG Demonstration Plant in Swindon Plant successfully trialled game-changing technology to make gas from household waste Construction of world’s first commercially operating plant under way with potential for more in the pipeline A ...

  • Green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

    Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution) has hailed the success of the green gas trials in their latest press release. The green gas trials use Tetronics plasma arc technology at the heart of the process to generate clean renewable energy from waste. Read more detail about the project in the Cadent press release below: New gas distribution company Cadent has been supporting the trial in ...

  • Advanced Plasma Power announces appointment of Sir John Parker as Chairman to further strengthen its Board

    Leading UK advanced gasification technology pioneer, Advanced Plasma Power (APP), is today delighted to announce the appointment to the Board of Sir John Parker as Chairman with effect from 3rd May 2017. This news comes hot on the heels of the appointment to the Board of David Parkin, Director of Network Strategy for Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution) and signals a real intent on ...

  • Rolf Stein speaking at World Waste to Energy Summit 2017

    Rolf Stein (CEO of Advanced Plasma Power) will be speaking at the World Waste to Energy and Resourse Summit 2017. The event takes place in London on the 23-24 of May 2017. The World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit brings together its best ever faculty of international waste management CEOs, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end users for two ...

  • Fuel from waste more likely at the pumps

    Materials Recycling World has featured APP’s technology in their latest issue. Corin Williams discusses how fuel from waste can play a strategic role in the UK’s ambition to decarbonise the transport sector and how it could potentially create a lucrative market for waste companies. Would you be kindly to send us more video explaining the plasma gas system that you have doing in UK at ...

  • EU Commission urges caution over EfW investment

    The Commission’s long anticipated communication on waste-to-energy, is intended to ensure that the ‘recovery of energy from waste in the EU supports the objectives of the circular economy action plan’ and is guided by the waste hierarchy. The PHE project is looking at the health impacts of municipal waste incinerator emissions. It comes as the Commission also announced a joint ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...

  • University of Malaga Researchers Collaborate with AST to Develop New Lignin-Based Products

    American Science and Technology (AST), a sustainable technology company, has teamed up with TERMA Group, a team of Waste and Environmental Technology researchers at the University of Malaga, in Spain, to continue efforts on the development of new lignin-based products. Led by professors Tomás Cordero Alcántara and José Rodríguez Mirasol, TERMA Group has been working ...

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