New York Company Wants to Retrofit Rivesville Power Station
3 May 2012
A New York company wants to retrofit the old coal-fired Rivesville
Power Station to run on synthetic gas and build a Fairmont plant
to produce synthetic diesel from trash.
WBOY-TV reported that Allied Geo-Plasma Energy Services mainly
works abroad but wants to expand U.S. operations.
Chairman Paul Muncy said Allied uses coal and other carbon-based
feedstock to create what it calls syn-gas. He said it's
wrong-headed to burn coal for power when up to 40,000 chemical
products can be extracted from that coal through conversion.
Muncy claims he can retrofit old coal-fired plants to create
co-generation plants that meet zero-emission standards.
He's also contemplating a municipal solid waste plant on 20 acres
with river and barge access.
Allied faces legal and regulatory hurdles, but Muncy said he's got