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New Power Plant Technology-Is it Commercially Viable?

Posted in Power on Friday, April 8th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris This past week, researchers at MIT were published in MIT News about a new approach to monetizing coal for power plants by combining coal gasification with fuel cell technology. By dovetailing these two systems, the research states that efficiencies could approach 60 percent, nearing those achieved in modern combined cycle plants. And, […]

Chinese Gasification Expertise on Its Way to the United States

Posted in Energy on Friday, November 16th, 2012. No comments yet
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The conversion of coal to cleaner burning forms of energy continues. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the alternative energy team, highlights China’s increased participation in coal gasification and coal-to-liquids projects in the U.S. and around the globe. I’ve written a couple of posts over the past year about the deep expertise being developed within […]

2012 Gasification Technologies Council Conference

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, November 2nd, 2012. No comments yet
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The changes in identified natural gas reserves here in the U.S. have impacted the economic viability of other sources of energy. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, provides an update on gasification technologies. The Gasification Technologies Council (GTC) annual conference was held this week in Washington, DC, USA. Emerson is a […]

Coal Gasification Opportunities for Mongolia

Posted in Energy on Friday, October 19th, 2012. No comments yet
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Given Mongolia’s fast-growing economy, the country is seeking ways take advantages of its vast coal resources to increase energy independence. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the alternative energy industry team, shares his perspectives from a recent conference held there. I had the opportunity this week to attend the North American Mongolian Business Council (NAMBC) […]

Exporting Hydrocarbon to Ethanol Energy Conversion Technologies

Posted in Energy on Friday, August 17th, 2012. No comments yet
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A new process to convert hydrocarbon-based feedstocks to ethanol has been developed and being put to use in projects around the world. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, provides an update on these developments. Last week Doug Morris highlighted how the Ukraine is planning to leverage domestic coal reserves (some of […]