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gasification

[′gas·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Any chemical or heat process used to convert a substance to a gas; coal is converted by the Hygas process to a gaseous fuel.
(mining engineering)
A method for exploiting poor-quality coal and thin coal seams by burning the coal in place to produce combustible gas which can be burned to generate power or processed into chemicals and fuels. Also known as underground gasification.
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North Fork Community Power, LLC is a joint venture between Phoenix Energy and the North Fork CDC that will own and operate a biomass gasification facility in North Fork, CA.
GE's integrated biomass gasification technology, developed by the GE Global Research Center, is a proven solution to efficiently convert syngas from biomass feedstock into power.
The Nexterra biomass gasification system is the cornerstone of an $89A million contract for Johnson Controls to undertake a wide range of building management and energy conservation measures at ORNL.
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NRECA will help co-ops to increase the use of renewable energy, including biomass gasification power plants, waste-to-energy systems and wind and solar power.
Biomass gasification breaks down the polymers of biomass into a mixture of hydrogen, CO, C[O.
The Company's clean energy technology portfolio includes the Rentech-SilvaGas biomass gasification technology and the Rentech-ClearFuels biomass gasification technology, both of which can produce synthesis gas from biomass and waste materials for production of renewable power and fuels.
Contract award: "equipment and technology equipment manufacturing, delivery and installation of the project" innovative biomass gasification technology development syngas extraction ".
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.
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The Project entitled: "Promoting Sustainable Energy Production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan" will promote market based adoption of modern biomass Gasification technologies in Pakistan for the next four years.