Agricultural Bio-Fueled Generation of Electricity and Development of Durable and Efficent NOx Reduction

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The objective of this project was to define the scope and cost of a technology research and development program that will demonstrate the feasibility of using an off-the-shelf, unmodified, large bore diesel powered generator in a grid-connected application, utilizing various blends of BioDiesel as fuel. Furthermore, the objective of project was to develop an emissions control device that uses a catalytic process and BioDiesel (without the presence of Ammonia or Urea)to reduce NOx and other pollutants present in a reciprocating engine exhaust stream with the goal of redefining the highest emission reduction efficiencies possible for a diesel reciprocating generator. Process: ... continued below

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Boyd, Rodney August 8, 2007.

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The objective of this project was to define the scope and cost of a technology research and development program that will demonstrate the feasibility of using an off-the-shelf, unmodified, large bore diesel powered generator in a grid-connected application, utilizing various blends of BioDiesel as fuel. Furthermore, the objective of project was to develop an emissions control device that uses a catalytic process and BioDiesel (without the presence of Ammonia or Urea)to reduce NOx and other pollutants present in a reciprocating engine exhaust stream with the goal of redefining the highest emission reduction efficiencies possible for a diesel reciprocating generator. Process: Caterpillar Power Generation adapted an off-the-shelf Diesel Generator to run on BioDiesel and various Petroleum Diesel/BioDiesel blends. EmeraChem developed and installed an exhaust gas cleanup system to reduce NOx, SOx, volatile organics, and particulates. The system design and function was optimized for emissions reduction with results in the 90-95% range;

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  • Report No.: FG36-04GO14250-1
  • Grant Number: FG36-04GO14250
  • DOI: 10.2172/912821 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 912821
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc889933

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Boyd, Rodney. Agricultural Bio-Fueled Generation of Electricity and Development of Durable and Efficent NOx Reduction, report, August 8, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc889933/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.