Date: July 21, 2011
Source: News Room
The City of Newburgh, NY, north of New York City, plans to save as much as $14 per ton on its waste disposal by sending it instead to a soon-to-be-built biomass gasification plant in nearby Montgomery, NY. The plant, which is being built by Taylor Biomass Energy, features a proprietary biomass gasification system that can convert a wide variety of feedstocks into a synthesis gas (syngas) which is converted into clean energy in a process the company believes to be more efficient than competing technologies. Taylor says that it can achieve an overall power generation efficiency of over 40%, nearly twice that of conventional combustion (or direct combustion) technologies in today's marketplace.
To see a draft of the city's agreement with Taylor Biomass Energy, visit: www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/press/2009/ProposedAgreementwithTBE-Montgomery.pdf.
To learn more about Taylor Biomass Energy, visit: www.taylorbiomassenergy.com.
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