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2009-06-03 06:00:00

Marks Canada's First Urban Biomass Gasification Project VANCOUVER, June 3 /PRNewswire/ - Nexterra Energy Corp. (www.nexterra.ca)announced today that its biomass gasification system at Dockside Green (www.docksidegreen.com) is now operational and providing heat and hot water to residents of the award-winning $600 million green development in Victoria, British Columbia. "We are delighted with the results of Nexterra's gasification system at Dockside Green and have had overwhelming interest...

2009-05-28 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 28 /PRNewswire/ - Nexterra Energy Corp. (www.nexterra.ca) announced today that it has been selected by the University of Northern British Columbia ("UNBC") to supply and install a turnkey biomass gasification system to heat UNBC's Prince George campus and anchor its new Northern Bioenergy Innovation Centre. Nexterra's system is part of a $14.8 million bioenergy program that includes upgraded road and utility infrastructure, a new building and a "living laboratory" for bioenergy...

2009-05-26 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 26 /PRNewswire/ - Nexterra Energy Corp. (www.nexterra.ca), a leading supplier of biomass gasification solutions, today announced the addition of three new executives to its North American sales force, strengthening the company's strategic focus on regional biomass energy opportunities. The new Senior Sales Executives will be responsible for supporting the growing demand for Nexterra's commercial proprietary gasification technology in key markets, within the institutional and...

2009-03-17 13:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- NxtGen Emission Controls Inc. today announced the availability of its Syngas Generator Evaluation Unit for order by universities, research organizations and powertrain manufacturers that are looking to reduce emissions and increase fuel economy. NxtGen is an emerging leader in syngas technology for clean diesel and engine combustion optimization. "The Syngas Generator Evaluation Unit provides a unique solution to the growing demand for mobile syngas...

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2009-03-05 15:45:09

Dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power, according to Penn State researchers. Burning fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal release large amounts of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. Rather than contribute to global climate change, producers could convert carbon dioxide to a wide variety of hydrocarbons, but this makes sense to do only when using solar...

2009-02-18 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected by Powerfuel Power Ltd. to capture and remove contaminants from synthesis gas (syngas) made from coal for a new clean coal power station in the United Kingdom. The UOP Selexol(TM) process technology was selected to remove sulfur and carbon dioxide from syngas in order to meet aggressive environmental targets for Powerfuel's Hatfield Colliery clean...

2009-02-04 08:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) and Alter NRG Corp. (TSX: NRG) today announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to pursue renewable energy opportunities in North America and Europe. The non-exclusive agreement gives Air Products the right to license and incorporate Alter NRG's proprietary Westinghouse Plasma Gasification technology for use in renewable energy projects. Air Products will initially focus on developing energy...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

Major milestone achieved bringing Enerkem one step closer to becoming the first producer of biofuels and biochemicals to commercially use waste feedstock MONTREAL, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading advanced biofuels and biochemicals technology company, announced today that its first commercial-scale plant located in Westbury, Quebec, is entering the start-up phase with the production of its clean conditioned synthesis gas. Construction on the plant began in October...

2009-01-07 15:31:00

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission today approved Duke Energy's revised cost estimate of $2.35 billion for its clean coal gasification power plant under construction in southwest Indiana. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The commission also approved the company's $17 million request to study capturing a portion of the plant's carbon dioxide emissions. Duke Energy would like to explore...

2008-12-19 07:15:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global industrial gasification company, announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of its previously announced 1 million tonne per year coal to chemical plant (the "Plant") which is being developed with its joint venture partner, YIMA Coal Industry Group Co. Ltd ("YIMA"). The ceremony took place today at the Plant site in Yima City, Henan Province, China. Executives from...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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