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Biomass gasification plant set for Massachusetts

The $25 million pilot plant, expected to be completed in a year, will use wood chips, corn stover and switchgrass to make natural gas.

By October 25, 2007

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Carbon-negative energy, a reality at last -- and cheap, too

In Berkeley, Calif., All Power Labs is turning out machines that convert cheap and abundant biomass into clean energy and rich, efficient charcoal fertilizer.

By October 19, 2013

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GE inks deal for 'cleaner coal' in China

Timed with Obama's visit, GE announces deals in China around high-speed rail, hybrid locomotives, and coal gasification plants with underground carbon storage.

By November 17, 2009

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BP teams with MIT on energy conversion technologies

Research will focus on low-carbon approaches to converting coal, petroleum coke and other feedstocks into fuels and power.

By September 25, 2007

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Coffee-powered car buzzes past speed record

Do you need coffee to get going every morning? So does this car, which this month broke a Guinness World Record "for vehicles run on gas from organic waste."

By September 26, 2011

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Poop-powered zoo cart a dung deal in Denver

A gasification system is set to convert more than 90 percent of the Denver Zoo's waste into energy that can, among other things, fuel a rickshaw.

By March 27, 2012

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Cellulosic ethanol maker Range Fuels goes belly up

After shutting its biofuel plant in January, Range Fuels is being forced to sell its assets after failing to make ethanol from wood chips at scale.

By December 5, 2011

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Waste Management invests in trash-to-energy tech

The trash-hauling giant creates a joint venture called S4 Energy Solutions to build plasma gasification systems that convert separated industrial wastes into electricity and liquid fuels.

By May 21, 2009

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Waste-to-energy firm Ze-gen piles up cash

Ze-gen, which has a gasification process that can transform construction debris into electricity, raises $20 million in a funding round led by a conglomerate based in Oman.

By January 13, 2009

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Waste to energy: Green or greenwash?

A visit to a modern waste-to-energy plant shows they are far cleaner than older incinerators and an alternative to landfills, but shouldn't displace efforts to increase recycling.

By October 21, 2011