Alter NRG Plasma Gasification Solution has been reviewed and endorsed by independent industry experts as a technically robust and environmentally superior waste conversion technology. A summary of reviews is given below.

Alter NRG, R W Beck

Credentials

R.W. Beck is a group of technically based business consultants serving public and private infrastructure organizations worldwide.

WPC Review Results

R.W. Beck reviewed Westinghouse Plasma Corp.  gasification technology for power plant retrofit and MSW applications and identified no major technical challenges and opined that “the plasma technology appears to be a sound method of gasifying organic feedstocks and producing fuel gas compatible with boiler combustion” and “the review did not identify major design issues.”

Alter NRG, ENSR - AECOM

Credentials

ENSR, a division of AECOM, is a global provider of environmental and energy development services.

WPC Review Results

ENSR – AECOM completed an engineer’s review that verifies Westinghouse Plasma Corp. assumptions of emissions from a 750 tpd MSW Plasma Gasification Combined Cycle WTE facility will be below emission limits for North America. The report confirms that processing waste through plasma gasification results in “emission levels substantially below mass burn processes.”

Alter NRG, Golder Associates

Credentials

Golder Associates provides civil/geotechnical and environmental consulting services worldwide.

WPC Review Results

Golder reviewed emissions data from Utashinai and Mihama-Mikata and confirmed that the existing plants operate below their regulated emissions limits in Japan, as well as below North American Standards.

Alter NRG, Shimadzu

Credentials

Shimadzu Techno Research is an analytical research service provider in the health, environment and product and material testing markets.

WPC Review Results

Shimadzu Techno Research tested slag from the Mihama Mikata plasma gasification facility in Japan. The results of this study showed that this vitrified slag composition is considered inert and does not contaminate soil or drinking water.