Waste water treatment plants are using gasification for energy
Since the 1970's, humans have treated wastewater to protect human and ecological health from waterborne diseases. There are approximately 14,000 waste water treatment plants in the US alone and they generate over 13.8 million tons (dry weight) of sludge annually.
Types of Gasification: Which is the best process?
There are several types of gasification available on the market today. But not all are created equal. The right process for a project depends on several variables including the type of waste being processed and the customers needs (heat and/or
Medical Waste and Gasification: The COVID-19 Waste Solution
With the number of patients from the COVID-19 pandemic in the millions, an increase in the amount of medical waste laden with the virus is guaranteed. In Wuhan alone, where the coronavirus first emerged, officials not only needed to build
Biomass Gasification gets a Thumbs Up in Recent Study
Biomass gasification is quickly gaining popularity as companies like Waste to Energy Systems continue to make advancements. A recent article on Bioenergy News website discusses the benefits of this technology in their article "Global researchers give thumbs up to advanced
EPA Addresses Potential of Biomass
Blogger's Note: The Clean Power Plan was implemented on August 3, 2015 by the EPA. The Clean Power Plan finalized new rules, or standards, that will reduce carbon emissions from power plants for the first time. As a result, new focus is
Biomass Gasification- A Promising Energy Option
The four hundred year old technology of Gasification is finally getting some well deserved attention in the Alternative Energy world. With companies like Waste to Energy Systems fine tuning the gasification process, biomass as a fuel source for the process will continue
WES Team Attends National Bioenergy Day Conference
As a testament to the growing popularity of biomass and bioenergy, October 21st marked the 3rd annual National Bioenergy Day. Over 60 organizations across 24 states, spanning from the west coast to east coast all the way up to Canada,
Waste To Energy System’s CEO Featured In Entrepreneurship Magazine
Our CEO, Richard Woods was featured in the Entrepreneurship Issue of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Magazine. The article highlights his R&D efforts for our system and his future goals for both of his companies, Albany Woodworks and Waste
Could Gasification Save the Environment?
As the population grows, so will our need for waste management. The current situation in the US alone may be surprising to most people. Americans generate 250 million tons of garbage a year, and some reports show over 400 million tons
Syn-gas: A versatile and renewable fuel
So you may be asking yourself, what is syn-gas? No it is not a bad pun on a 90's comedian. It is short for Synthesis Gas (also known as Producer Gas) and it is the end product of a gasification system.