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- short for synthesis gas
- ‘We can also apply the solar process shown in Fig 1 in an open scheme in which the product syngas is used as a ‘solar-upgraded’ fuel, because its calorific value is increased above the value of methane by the solar input.’
- ‘Methanol can be produced from syngas, a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, and Shell Chemicals has already developed a process for producing syngas from plant material.’
- ‘The power production from heat recovery would be 300 MWe, with an option to supply additional power for peak demand by directly burning a portion of the syngas in gas turbine power stations.’
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