Flue Gas

Flue gas is the gas exiting to the atmosphere via a flue, which is a pipe or channel for conveying exhaust gases from a fireplace, oven, furnace, boiler or steam generator. Quite often, the flue gas refers to the combustion … Continue reading

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“Americans Back Greenhouse Gas Cuts from Power Plants” – USA Today, 13 November 2013

Gone are the days of pretending that climate change isn’t real: according to a recent poll taken by Stanford University, an overwhelming amount of Americans think global warming is a real and serious threat to our world. The concentration of those … Continue reading

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“US is Overtaking Russia as Largest Oil-and-Gas Producer” – Wall Street Journal, 2 October 2013

Over the last few months, we have been reporting on the US’s rise to energy independence; now, the US is gradually passing Russia as the biggest global producer of oil and natural gas. Natural gas tapped from US shale formations has … Continue reading

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“Trash Into Gas? An Army Test May Tell” – New York Times, 18 August 2013

Sacramento-based renewable energy company Sierra Energy has created a waste gasification product, called the FastOx Pathfinder, that turns garbage into gold. The FastOx — a converted blast furnace – cranks up the heat on trash, without combusting; the trash then produces hydrogen and carbon … Continue reading

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