16 September 2008 19:05 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--Alter NRG has completed the purchase of a site for its planned syngas-power project near ?xml:namespace>
A first Canadian dollars (C$)130m ($121m) phase of the project, described as Canada’s first integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power facility, was due to become operational in 2010 with a capacity of 120 megawatts (MW) of electric power, Alter said.
The project would run on a blend of natural gas and synthesis gas produced using Alter NRG's proprietary plasma gasification technology, the company said.
It included 600,000 tonnes/year of carbon capture and storage (CCS) which would be injected into nearby geological formations or used at oilfields in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in
($1 = C$1.07).
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