gasification gasification  /ˌɡæ sə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the process of changing into gas

Usage(s):

  1. A gasification plant is about to fire into action, turning 30,000 tons of rubbish into electricity for 2,000 homes.
  2. The gasification process, which is also the first step in turning coal to diesel, would strip much of the filth and toxicity from coal before it's burned.
  3. That year GE acquired Chevron-Texaco's coal-gasification business, and now it offers turnkey coal-gasification plants--with warranties.

News

  1. The Opportunity Cost of Coal Gasification - One Power Plant's Budget Bigger Than Four Bloom Energy's

    Duke Energy, the Charlotte, NC-based electric and gas utility conglomerate, brought online a 618 megawatt coal gasification power plant in Edwardsport, Indiana, closing the door on a half-decade long saga, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Synthesis Energy Systems Forms New Business Unit to Sell Equipment and Services to the Global Distributed Power Market

    HOUSTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) ("SES"), a global energy and gasification technology company, is forming a new business unit to help deploy ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Troubled Ind. gasification plant begins operation

    EDWARDSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A new coal-gasification power plant in southern Indiana that's been hounded by cost overruns and ethical scandals has started commercial operation, Duke Energy said Monday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

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Quotes

  1. "We are delighted to work with the EERC, a leader in the field of biomass gasification and liquefaction able to contribute its expertise to assist Syntec in our quest toward commercialization," said Michael Jackson, CEO of Syntec. "We are not...
    on Jan 7, 2010 By: Michael Jackson Source: CNNMoney.com (press release)

  2. "It also contains tax incentives that promote coal gasification and carbon sequestration projects, which are essential to the future use of coal," Rahall said. "While I am pleased a resolution was found, the toughest part of the work lies...
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Nick Rahall Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

  3. "You will be seeing the timing of big renewables, the timing of nuclear, you will be seeing more certainty on underground coal gasification ...... first quarter next year you will see a lot of things come together," Lennon told Reuters in an...
    on Oct 7, 2009 By: John Lennon Source: Reuters South Africa

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