Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

Waste2Tricity

Waste2Tricity



A Waste2Tricity facility will take in sorted carbon waste - plastics, paper, cardboard, food and other plant material - and convert it into electrical power.
The waste will enter a plasma gasification chamber and be turned into syngas by the application of very high temperatures (+6000°C). This process has advantages over incineration in that fewer pollutant gases, tar, ash and fly ash are produced
Waste2Tricity will develop the process in two stages. In Stage 1 the cleaned syngas will be fed into an internal combustion engine (ICE) generator, with an average generation efficiency of about 30%.
In Stage 2, the syngas will be processed and converted to hydrogen. The ICEs will be replaced by new generation alkaline fuel cells, these have the highest conversion efficiency of hydrogen to electricity of any process. By the combination of plasma gasification with fuel cells the net output of electricity to the National Grid could increase by 50% + compared to existing technologies.


Community Review  

 


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

Waste2Tricity Community



Linked Items From Waste2Tricity




Related Items From Everyone


  1. Individuals and companies flying the flag for energy innovation and sustainability have been...

    12 Jul 2011
  2. A number of changes need to be made to the UK's nuclear energy infrastructure if low carbon...

    22 Oct 2009
  3. The National Energy Foundation prides itself on delivering high quality training on virtually all...

  4. Biomass gasification Products & Services

    Kedco have partnered with CPC and Zeropoint, both leading US companies, to provide biomass...

  5. SgurrEnergy can assist investors or financiers interested in investing in renewable projects at...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.