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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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Phoenix Energy is an independent power producer that operates a network of small, distributed biomass gasification plants in partnership with businesses and communities.
Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the successful completion of the purchase of the 51% interest in Port Assets LLC from Bay City Partners; our ability to retro fit, manage and operate the gasification plant in Bay City; and the successful review of high value technologies to enhance the Bay City gasification plant.
Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the successful completion of the purchase of the gasification plant in Bay City; the successful application of new recycling technologies for commodity and energy supplies and the provision of new technology to enhance the Bay City gasification plant.
5 million in debt in exchange for 30,000,000 shares of common stock and any growth of the Bay City Gasification Plant Project.
Natuurgas Overijssel is also building a gasification plant where organic household waste will be converted into biogas.
The announcement today follows SES's successful test run of the YIMA coal in the SES U-GAS system at SES's Zao Zhuang gasification plant in November.
This makes it the first commercial scale, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant to be funded by third party investors in Britain and signifies one of the major investments by the GIB so far outside of wind projects.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc.
Under the first phase a gasification plant will start five mega watt electricity production on experimental basis.
Also last month, global energy leader, US-based Air Products, held a public consultation on plans for its pioneering gasification plant at Haverton Hill.
UK Business Secretary Vince Cable said: "This latest investment by the Green Investment Bank in a gasification plant in Hertfordshire will use technology and parts sourced from British companies and create more than 100 local jobs.
The gasification plant is scheduled to come on-stream in early 2015.