In addition to conventional natural gas, the engines can also be powered with climate-friendly fuels such as biogas or synthetic gas
. Looking ahead, it will therefore be possible to reduce emissions even further."
The industrial gases complex sold includes a coal gasification unit in addition to an air separation unit, a synthetic gas
purification unit and an ammonia plant.
At the units, the LPG will be mixed with air to produce synthetic gas
for onward supply to the consumers through distribution network like natural gas.
It is a two-stage process - first stage produces synthetic gas
and in second stage synthetic gas
is converted into bio-ethanol.
Air Liquide Fuzhou Co Ltd owns and operates the integrated gas complex as well as operates eight dedicated units located in Fujian (Southeast China).This industrial gases complex sale includes a coal gasification unit, an air separation unit, a synthetic gas
purification unit as well as an ammonia plant, added Air Liquide China.
'At the plants, the LPG will be mixed with air to produce synthetic gas
for onward supply to the consumers through distribution networks like natural gas,' the sources said.
The company currently has three applications in various stages of commercialization: synthetic gas
for metal cutting industrial uses, sterilization of agricultural waste, and an emerging waste to energy application.
Brown cites the worst-case solution of hydrogen or synthetic gas
produced with renewable electricity for times when imports, hydroelectricity, batteries, and other storage fail to bridge the gap during low wind and solar periods during the winter.
The directors of EQTEC believe that the combining of EQTEC plc and EQTEC Iberia would create a company with proprietary advanced gasification technology which is used in industrial size power plants to convert waste into synthetic gas
to generate electricity.