natural gas engine power generation Articles
Putting a Lid on Catalyst Issues
While it is a given that emissions control technology must first and foremost remove harmful constituents from the engine exhaust gas stream, it is equally true that they must also be able to operate in the real world, where durability, reliability and serviceability are critical. It was with those facts in mind that DCL International Inc., the Concord, Ontario, Canada, supplier of advanced ...
Case No. 501: New QXC Silencer/Converter Installed on Waukesha H24GSID 375 KW Natural Gas Engines Achieves 2007 California NOx Regs
Generating power with natural gas engines in large commercial buildings, while controlling emissions and noise from the engines requires a unique catalytic solution. Johnson Matthey’s new QXC model 3-Way converter silencer was chosen for the task. This design contains a unique catalyst element sealing system that insures against pollutant bypass. Background Equity Offices had a need to ...
The isoengine: realisation of a high-efficiency power cycle based on isothermal compression
A novel high-efficiency internal combustion engine for power generation and direct-drive applications is being developed. Distillate-fuelled power plants in units of 7 MW electrical output are predicted to reach a net electrical efficiency of 60%. An efficiency of 58% is targeted for the gas-fired version. This compares with a net electrical efficiency of about 45% for advanced reciprocating ...
Development of Pre-Turbo Catalyst for Natural Gas Engines
Distributed power generation is an efficient method for reducing CO2 emissions through the elimination of transmission losses. Co-generation has similar benefits with higher thermal efficiency. Natural gas engines are very popular for these applications. Unfortunately, these engines emit significant levels of methane, which is a greenhouse gas. Reduction of methane emissions would greatly ...
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