DOE Supported R&D for Warm Gas Cleanup
The Department of Energy made a significant investment in developing technology for high-temperature/warm syngas cleanup through several R&D projects. Also, NETL has developed and tested sorbents able to remove mercury and other toxic contaminants from syngas at high temperature.
Other DOE R&D in the area of Syngas Cleanup
The Gasification Systems Program's R&D portfolio in the area of Process Intensification for Syngas & Hydrogen has included a number of projects addressing other possibilities or aspects of syngas cleanup, e.g. hydrogen separations, steam reforming catalysts, an alternative to conventional acid gas removal known as sour pressure swing adsorption, particulate removal using candle filters, and so on. Refer to the Process Intensification for Syngas & Hydrogen page for past and current project information in this area.