Fuel Analysis Articles

  • Tata Steel UPP Control System India Case Study

    For our customer TATA, a system control for an iron mine was installed in June 2017 in the Indian city of Noamundi. Our UPP System connects the newly erected photovoltaic system with the existing diesel generators. Diesel, PV, grid power supply and all switching devices for the medium voltage systems are now fully automatic to ensure a stable power supply and a maximum of diesel fuel saving. In ...


    By Dhybrid Power Systems GmbH

  • FPC Diesel Fuel Additive Case Study

    The most comprehensive study ever conducted on FPC, if not any fuel additive, is the University of Western Australia (UWA) Scientific Study conducted at the UWA Centre for Energy by world-renowned expert in the field of combustion, Professor Dongke ...


    By Fuel Technology Pty Ltd

  • 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.

  • Ene.Field Project - Case Study

    The ene.field project is the largest European demonstration of the latest smart energy solution for private homes, Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration. The EU co-funded project ene.field has deployed more than 1,000 residential fuel cell Combined Heat and Power (micro-CHP) installations, across 11 key ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • Takeaways From ABLC 2019

    Last week, from April 3-5, 2019, Biofuels Digest hosted its annual Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) in Washington, D.C. Among those present were various industry stakeholders, government representatives, and federal agency staffers. Innovative technologies were presented and much networking was done. The Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group’s (BRAG) presence was ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Boosting gas pipelines to optimum levels - Case Study

    As gas pressure drops in the gas pipeline network, the transportation capacity is reduced. Compressor plants are used to boost gas pressure back up to optimum operating levels. Monitoring fuel gas to compressors is typically accomplished with an orifice or turbine meter. Because both of these methods are subject to fouling and failure, they require frequent skilled maintenance in order to ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Advanced Diesel Engine Testing Center Developed at Minimum Costs - JCB Power Systems | Derby, UK - Case Study

    Project Overview: Sierra CP designed and constructed ten new testing 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, engine block testing, and the latest equipment for cycle emissions measurement systems. To meet ongoing key large and small diesel engine ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Fuel and Lubricant R&D - BP Technology Centre | Pangborne, UK - Case Study

    Project Overview: Sierra CP was engaged as the principle contractor to design and implement a significant refurbishment of BP-Castrol Global Headquarters for fuel & lubricant R&D. The refurbishment required the construction of an exo-structure encompassing the existing test facility to accommodate the additional test facility plant and services ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • 2015 Engine Test Facility of the Year Intertek | Milton Keynes, UK Commissioned 2015 - Case Study

    2015 Winner: Engine Test Facility of the Year presented by Automotive Testing Technology Magazine. Read more... Having won the prestigious 2015 Engine Test Facility of the Year award, the Intertek facility is now recognized as among the ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • EC Publishes fact sheet on the Sustainability Criteria for Biofuels

    On March 13, 2019, the European Commission (EC) published a fact sheet on the sustainability for biofuels specified.  EC adopted a delegated act that sets out the criteria for determining high low indirect land-use change (ILUC) risk feedstock for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Feasibility Study about Alternative Power Units of Bus Fleets - Case Study

    thinkstep and rnv used their potential to reduce emissions of public transport. This study is in German. thinkstep helped rnv with evaluating and analyzing the pros and cons of battery- and fuel cell buses. Please, click here to download the case ...


    By Sphera

  • Diesel & Biodiesel Moisture Matters

    Welcome to Moisture Matters – the show where we take your everyday and not so everyday objects and test them to see which has more moisture. Today we’re testing fuel! Which do you think has more moisture, diesel or biodiesel? The Computrac Vapor Pro XL is a chemical-free Karl Fischer alternative that ...


    By AMETEK Brookfield

  • Advanced Diesel Engine Testing 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

  • 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 ...

  • Case Study: Monitoring Fuel Treatment with On-Site Fuel Analysis

    Version 8 of our industry leading SpectrOil Optical Emission Spectrometers offers significant performance improvements and enhanced productivity. In particular the sensitivity of the instrument has been improved markedly to allow detection of trace metals down to the part per billion (ppb) level. This capability is particularly important to power generators using liquid fuel, as high levels ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • DOE Bioenergy Technologies office to request applications for Biomass Research and Development Initiative

    On January 13, 2017, the DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), together with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announced the intent to issue a request for applications (RFA) titled “Fiscal Year 17 Biomass Research and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Solar Light Towers for Remote Security

    Lights are the most important components of security systems. Well-lit locations are generally avoided by trespassers, because such areas can disrupt stealthy movements. The isolated nature of far-flung locations, such as military bases, mining sites, agricultural operations and manufacturing plants, can be made secure with solar perimeter lighting, coupled with other security devices. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • How to Choose the Right Energy Management Software [GUIDE]

    Happy New Year! Wait, what’s wrong? Not so happy? In trouble trying to choose the right energy management software for your project? Oh no! We can just picture the scene: your desk is piled high with brochures, quotes and provider offers… and the clock is ticking. Yours is the classic energy manager dilemma: the longer ...


    By Dexma Energy Intelligence

  • Guide to Measuring Biofuel Blending

    As the global commitment to renewable energy sources grows, the importance of using biodiesel as a blending component with diesel fuel has increased. Biodiesel consists of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) which are produced by the transesterification of certain feedstock oils, such as soy, rapeseed, canola, and others. The ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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