Fossil Energy Articles

  • Waukesha Engine Upgrade Boosts Efficiency, Availability and Helps Stabilize Grid in North-East India - Case Study

    To help India augment its energy basket, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) recently installed three of GE’s Waukesha 275 GL+ engines as part of a gas booster station upgrade. The enhanced engine output, efficiency and availability has helped to ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Fond du Lac, WI – Biogas Application Profile - Case Study

    About the Project The Fond du Lac Regional Wastewater Facility modified it’s biogas handling system in 2012 to include a process to biologically removal hydrogen sulfide; physical adsorption of siloxane compounds; moisture removal, a new biogas-fueled engine and a liquid storage system for receiving hauled in high-strength waste. The methane produced by ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Cargill - Case Study

    Sulphate removal from starch processing water A Dutch operation of starch processing company Cargill treats its sulphate-rich water with an anaerobic bioreactor. This produces biogas that is rich in hydrogen sulphide. Cargill chose THIOPAQ® technology to remove the hydrogen sulphide, which enables them to meet the legislation for sulphate discharges. Also, two of ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Smurfit Kappa - Case Study

    Long term relationship between paper producer and Paques The Smurfit Kappa Group produces 5.5 million tonnes of containerboard per year and is active in 21 countries. Containerboard is corrugated or solid cardboard for making containers. Since 1983, Smurfit Kappa and Paques have worked on 25 large effluent projects together. The majority concerns anaerobic treatment of ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Industriewater Eerbeek - Case Study

    Dealing with H2S in biogas from papermills Industriewater Eerbeek in the Netherlands treats wastewater from three different neighbouring paper mills. The biogas is used in a gas engine to generate electricity. The UASB-type bioreactors of the paper mills produce biogas that is polluted with hydrogen sulphide. To protect the gas engine from corrosion, the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Bavaria - Case Study

    Over 25 years of smoothly running wastewater treatment at a brewery In 1984, Dutch beer brewer Bavaria needed to increase its wastewater treatment capacity. Paques installed a BIOPAQ®UASB to its existing aerobic clarification plant, reducing aerobic sludge and aeration cost. Over 25 years later, the installation still runs smoothly and treats 10,000 kg COD ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Cofco Zhaodong - Case Study

    COD reduction in wastewater of ethanol production units Zhaodong COFCO Bio-energy and Bio-chemical Co. Ltd. Produces edible alcohol, fuel ethanol, dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) feed and corn germ oil from corn. The company processes 1.2 million tonnes of corn per year and the annual output of ethanol is 400,000 tonnes. Paques designed a solution for the treatment of ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • EH-POWERBELT: MOBILE ELECTRIC HEATING SYSTEM FOR TANKS AND BARRELS

    Heating system EH-POWERBELT ofilea has developed specifically for the wine, oil and food sectors the electric heating belts EH-POWERBELT, easy to install on already existing, not conditioned tanks, which are suitable for the heating and temperature ...


    By Cofilea srl

  • Today’s vulnerable diesel fuel

    When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated a change to ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) in 2007, it caused some significant problems for fleets. ...


    By Semler Industries Inc.

  • Advanced Diesel Engine R&D Center - JCB Power Systems - Derby, UK - Case Study

    Project Overview: Sierra CP designed and constructed ten new test cells to meet the requirements for the development of high specification test cell project for low emissions diesel engines up to 300kW with fast transient measurement capability and the latest cycle emissions measurement systems. To meet ongoing key engine development and testing milestones during the ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Maintaining biodiese quality standards - Case study

    A problem that is sometimes encountered with biodiesel blends is inaccurate blend ratios. This article describes a quick analytical method to assess blend ratios and ensure fuel performance According 10 a study' done by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the chief problem found with biodiesel blends was inaccurate blend ratios. Retail customers and fleet managers do not typically worry ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • UK enjoys record year for renewable energy generation

    Provisional government statistics reveal that renewable energy accounted for a record-breaking 29.4% of electricity demand in the UK last year, up from 25% in 2016. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy data also shows that ...

  • UK gas security safe from Russian reprisals

    Russia is in a weak position to directly hinder UK gas supply in response to diplomatic disputes. Brexit creates more risk for future energy security ...


    By Petroleum Economist Ltd

  • Measuring Combustion Efficiency Properly on 90% + Condensing Boilers & Furnaces - Case Study

    Combustion efficiency is a measurement of how well any given fuel is being burned and converted into useful energy (e.g.: heat, hot water, steam). The calculations are based on 3 MAJOR Factors: Chemistry of the burned Fuel (e.g. Propane, Natural Gas, Oil, etc) The CO2 percentage by volume after the combustion process The NET ...

  • DOE Publishes ADO Workshop Presentations

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the availability of presentations from its Advanced Development and Optimization (ADO) Workshop.  As previously reported in the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG­®) blog post DOE ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Renewables overtake coal in Europe for the first time ever

    Wind, solar and biomass overtook coal in supplying electricity across Europe for the first time last year, according to analysis by think tanks Sandbag and Agora Energiewende. ...

  • AMETEK Land - World Coal - Beat the Heat

    Between the time a piece of coal is dug out of the ground and is burned in a power plant boiler, it has been through many stages of transportation and storage. One of the advantages of coal as a fuel for power generation is the ability to store substantial quantities on site. This provides a strategic buffer of at least one month's fuel supply, which can be valuable if there is a short- or ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Useful tips to efficiently deal with waste fat, oils and grease

    Waste fat, oils, and grease (FOG) are a huge problem. It doesn’t matter whether it’s industrial or domestic waste fats or oil, it all needs to be disposed of responsibly. There are already schemes that convert waste cooking oils and fats into eco-friendly B20 biodiesel. Transport for London is leading the way with ...

  • Waste tyre pyrolysis plant cost

    How to convert waste tyres to useful resources? Now, it is no longer a problem. With 18 years' experience in the field of tyre pyrolysis, and continuous research, development and improvement, Doing group  provides the latest waste tyre pyrolysis plant which has reached a high level in technology. The Waste tyre ...

  • St. Cloud Duel Fuel Engine, USA - Case Study

    In 2016, St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility selected GE Jenbacher as the dual fuel engine of choice for their new renewable energy plant. For most cities, wastewater and drinking water treatment plants are major energy hogs so when St. Cloud was looking for ways to reduce ...


    By Clarke Energy

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