Syngas Cleanup

Syngas Cleanup Solutions for Synthesis Gas Production
on a Vendor-neutral Basis


Austin, Texas

Syngas Cleanup

What is Syngas Cleanup?

The synthesis gas (syngas) produced from biomass gasification and plasma gasification plants contains a wide and varying number of pollutants and contaminants before the synthesis gas can be used as a "fuel gas."  These pollutants and contaminants include;

To meet environmental emission regulations, as well as to protect downstream processes, the owner/operator of biomass gasification and plasma gasification plants must insure these are removed in a "syngas cleanup" process.  

Depending on the application, the synthesis gas may also require "conditioning" to adjust the hydrogen-to-carbon monoxide (H2-to-CO) ratio to meet downstream process requirements.  

In applications where very low sulfur (<10 ppmv) synthesis gas is required, converting the carbonyl sulfide (COS) to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) before sulfur removal may also be required. 

Typical syngas cleanup and conditioning processes include; 

What is
Synthesis Gas (Syngas)?

Synthesis Gas, also referred to as Synthetic Gas, or Syngas, are the names given to gas comprised of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, generated through Biomass Gasification plants using feedstocks considered as waste, such as sewage sludge, and generally labeled as waste to fuel or waste-to-energy facilities.


Syngas Cleanup

Anaerobic Digesters  *  Biomethane  *  CHP Systems  *  Sewage Sludge  *  Waste to Fuel

"Changing the Way the World Makes and Uses Energy"







Syngas Cleanup

Anaerobic Digesters  *  Biomethane  *  CHP Systems  *  Synthesis Gas  *  Waste to Fuel

"Changing the Way the World Makes and Uses Energy"


Running on "green fuel" such as Biomethane, B100 Biodiesel, Synthesis Gas or natural gas, our CHP Systems are the greenest "clean power generation" systems available as they generate no new greenhouse gas emissions or other hazardous air pollutants.


Clean Power Generation Solutions

Our "Integrated" CHP Systems (Cogeneration and Trigeneration) Plants 
Have Very  High Efficiencies, Low Fuel Costs & Low Emissions

The CHP System below is Rated at 900 kW and Features:
(2) Natural Gas Engines @ 450 kW each on one Skid with Optional 
Selective Catalytic Reduction
system that removes Nitrogen Oxides to "non-detect."

The Effective Heat Rate of the CHP System below is 
4100 btu/kW with a Net System Efficiency of 92%.


Our CHP Systems may be the best solution for your company's economic and environmental sustainability as we "upgrade" natural gas to clean power with our clean power generation solutions.

Our Emissions Abatement solutions reduce Nitrogen Oxides to "non-detect" which means our CHP Systems can be installed and operated in most EPA non-attainment regions!


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