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The Technical Process

Well Established Scientific Process

Gasification and pyrolysis are scientific processes that use heat to convert organic or hydrocarbon compounds from solids directly into gases, under highly controlled conditions. These gases are then used for electricity or heat production. Gasification does not involve burning or incineration. It is a far cleaner process producing little or no odour or smoke. The chemistry underlying our technology is not new. In fact, it has been used for centuries. From the early 1800s gasification was used to produce town gas for street lighting across parts of the UK, Europe and the USA.  By the 1850s almost every town and city had a gasification plant to provide street lighting and subscribers could have it piped into their homes for cooking. During the World Wars, gasification was used to power trucks, buses and tractors across Europe to fill a petrol shortage, and by 1945 an estimated one million vehicles in Europe were powered by gas from gasification.

Did you know that the street lamps in cities such as London, Paris and Baltimore during the 19th and early 20th Century were powered by gas from gasification?

Gasification is a clean and controlled process with no steam plume and produces a cool clean flue. It produces a number of helpful products including syngas, which is used as source of heat or electricity, clean water, an ash or biochar, and a small amount of carbon dioxide, which is sought after in greenhouses and horticulture.