Combustion Technology Articles

  • Gas Analysers for Fuel Cell Research

    Electrochemical fuel cells are envisaged as a potential successor technology to combustion engines in the automotive sector. Although studies have considered numerous gaseous elements as the fuel source for electrochemical stacks, hydrogen (H2) remains the primary element of interest in automotive engineering. Gas analysers have proven instrumental in demonstrating the advantages and drawbacks of ...


    By Hiden Analytical Ltd.

  • Project Thermal Oil Boiler Plant Neogroup - Case Study

    20 MW Klaipėda, Lithuania 2015 November 30 Main equipment Fuel supply system – Overground open fuel warehouse Fuel combustion system – Saxlund grate furnace with the thermal oil boiler Additional heat generation equipment – thermal oil economizer Flue gas cleaning system – ...


    By Axis Technologies

  • Project Kaunas Combined Heat and Power Plant - Case Study

    26 MWh    Kaunas, Lithuania 2018 March 24    Main equipment Fuel supply system - overground warehouse with moving platforms Fuel combustion system - Saxlund combustion grate with water-tube steam boiler Additional heat generation equipment - flue gas condensing economizer (FGCE) ...


    By Axis Technologies

  • Experts in combustion control - Expert Paper

    Fired heaters are integral to hydrocarbon processing (HP). Specifically designed for the reaction of fuel and air to produce extremely high gas temperatures, heaters transfer this energy to potentially highly flammable process fluids via heat exchangers. They consume large quantities of fuel, produce large quantities of emissions and are a potential safety hazard to personnel and plant. However, ...

  • More Power & Flexibility Lead to Profits Case Study

    In 2014, Powerphase installed a Turbophase system consisting of two Turbophase modules, at a cogeneration plant in the U.S. The Morris Cogen plant is a 177 MW combined-cycle gas facility located within the Equistar Chemicals petrochemical plant in Morris, IL. The Morris plant has a single pressure steam turbine (ST) (625 psig/750°F) rated at 57 MW, and three GE MS6001B, PG6561 gas turbines ...


    By Powerphase

  • Akzo Nobel Contract Report Case Study

    Akzo Nobel, a global paints and coatings manufacturer with operations in over 80 countries, were seeking sustainable methods of reducing their Slough production plant’s annual emissions, as well as its fuel and running ...


    By Limpsfield

  • Royal Darwin Hospital Contract Report Case Study

    As part of a larger infrastructure upgrade project at Royal Darwin Hospital, CCM Energy Solutions were elected by the primary contractor (O'Donnell Griffin) to supply two new Limpsfield high-efficiency burners for the two main John Thompson boilers which provide steam to the hospital. In addition, new Autoflame Mk7 combustion control systems were incorporated into the design, along with in-situ ...


    By Limpsfield

  • Charles Darwin High School Contract Report Case Study

    A no obligation survey was performed free of charge to determine how efficiently the plant was operating. A report was provided to the school outlining efficiency and emissions levels, highlighting where savings could be made and recommendations to achieve the savings. Based on the information collected during the survey, a quotation was prepared for the customer. This included the supply of 3 ...


    By Limpsfield

  • Maximizing Boiler Performance - Case Study

    Combustion and the Significance of Unburned Fuel Combustion takes place when fuel reacts with oxygen to produce energy in the form of heat. The energy generated when fuel is burned is used in the operation of a variety of equipment, including boilers, furnaces, kilns, and engines. In addition to heat, CO2 (carbon dioxide) and H20 (water) are created as byproducts of the chemical ...

  • Caledonian Cheese, BasePower CHP plant, UK - Case Study

    Combined heat and power (CHP) specialists BasePower have contracted with Clarke Energy to provide a containerised energy centre at Groupe Lactalis‘s Caledonian Cheese dairy in Stranraer, Scotland. Some of the nation’s favourite cheese products are produced here including Seriously Strong and McLelland Mature. The scheme was commissioned in December 2016 and is a major driver in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Plastic Omnium, BasePower, CCHP plant, UK - Case Study

    Plastic Omnium Automotive Ltd (POA) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of external automotive body parts. The division serves 15% of the global market for leading car manufacturers including Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • AMETEK Land `World Coal` - Feeling The Heat

    Richard Gagg, Industry Manager - Metals, AMETEK Land, discusses infrared line scanning as a technique that can be applied to detect early stages of spontaneous heating and combustion for coal moving on a belt conveyor system. The ability of belt conveyor systems to move large quantities of materials continuously has made them invaluable in mines and storage areas, and at transportation ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • CFD based exploration of the dry-low-NOx hydrogen micromix combustion technology at increased energy densities

    Abstract Combined with the use of renewable energy sources for its production, hydrogen represents a possible alternative gas turbine fuel within future low emission power generation. Due to the large difference in the physical properties of hydrogen compared to other fuels such as natural gas, well established gas turbine combustion systems cannot be directly applied for ...


    By ECO PHYSICS AG

  • Dunbar East Lothian, Scotland - Energy Recovery Facility, 320,000 Tonnes Per Annum - Case study

    The new energy recovery facility, developed by Viridor, will be located at the rail-linked waste treatment hub in Dunbar, East Lothain. Based on a detailed, competitive tender, B&W Vølund and Interserve won the EPC/turnkey contract for the facility. The plant ...


    By Dürr MEGTEC, LLC

  • Multifuel-fired Combined Heat and Power Plant - Case study

    Måbjergværket is the first combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Denmark to use a fuel combination consisting of waste, wood chips, straw and natural gas. Måbjergværket is owned and operated by DONG Energy. Måbjergværket supplies the approximately 55,000 inhabitants of the cities of Struer and Holstebro with direct heating, and the electricity is delivered to ...


    By Dürr MEGTEC, LLC

  • Wind Energy Production Estimates: Moving Beyond Time Averages

    No need to be a statistician to see that averages are often useful to compare different things. And yet, they often fall short as a true measure of performance. For instance, we use averages to compare the current weather against the climate normals or to get a sense of how our favorite sport team or player is doing. Team (player) statistics are a concise way of combining the scores from many ...


    By AWS Truepower, LLC

  • E.ON Benelux power station Maasvlakte, Rotterdam - Case Study

    Next Generation Power Production E.ON’s new Maasvlakte power station also known as MPP3 is built in the harbour of the Dutch metropolis Rotterdam. The modern supercritical hard coal fired unit with a capacity of 1100 MW is expected to have a thermal efficiency of more than 46 percent. The new plant built in the vicinity of the existing Maasvlakte station is designed as cogeneration ...

  • HyFLEET:CUTE - Case Study

    From Environmental Management to Sustainability Implement and manage a demonstration project spread across three continents To successfully tackle this challenge, constant reliable recording and fast analysis of large data amounts with multiple variables under a manifold of conditions were required. The data was collected from the operation of 47 hydrogen powered ...


    By thinkstep - A Sphera Company

  • US energy-dense storage system set to raise tower efficiency

    Southern Research plans to commission by October 2017 a 1 MWh(th) energy storage demonstration unit using its high temperature thermochemical technology, following a recent funding boost from the US Department of Energy. The Alabama-based developer was one of 14 research groups which were awarded in September a combined $32 million from the US ...


    By New Energy Update

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