Emitec Lowers Locomotive Emissions

Emitec combines particulate matter filter and oxidation catalyst for rail Emitec, a metallic-substrate exhaust aftertreatment system developer, is introducing an aftertreatment system to meet EU Stage 3b emission levels in locomotives. Emitec has been working on a concept study for the rail industry for a while, said the company, and is offering its PM-Metalit filter […]

Conveyor Upgrades Increase Plant Availability

By Greg Bierie, R. Todd Swinderman, and Andrew D. Marti The requirements placed on belt conveyors have become increasingly complicated with respect to predictable and reliable operation and the reduction of fugitive, especially dust, emissions. The proven techniques of using engineered-flow chutes and air-supported belt conveyors can be found at many coal-fired power plants and […]

Alstom and TransAlta Launch Project Pioneer

Alstom and TransAlta Launch Project Pioneer Alstom and Canadian power company TransAlta —along with their partners in the governments of Canada and Alberta, and Capital Power, an independent power producer— have announced the creation of a partnership to construct a large-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) demonstration facility at one of TransAlta’s coal-fired […]

Tier 2 to Tier 4 In One Step

Tier 2 to Tier 4 — In One Step (Source: WWW.DIESELGASTURBINE.COM) Anyone building a ferryboat to operate in the state of California, U.S.A., had better be prepared to make low emissions the leading design criteria. And for a series of ferryboats for the San Francisco, California bay area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), add low […]

More Power Without Additional Emissions

More Power Without Additional Emissions Many pipeline booster compressors are driven by gas turbines operated in the simple-cycle mode, which is a classicsolution to limit plant costs, simplify operation, reduce maintenance requirements, etc. But this also means operating the system with a lower efficiency. With the increase in fuel costs and concerns about greenhouse emissions, […]