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Main Title Evaluation of the advanced low-NOx burner, Exxon, and Hitachi Zosen DeNOx process /
Author Maxwell, J. D. ; Humphries, L. R.
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Humphries, L. R.
CORP Author Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL. Div. of Energy Demonstrations and Technology.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle, Park, NC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-600/7-81-120; TVA/OP/EDT-81-28
Stock Number PB82-192543
OCLC Number 09164891
Subjects Flue gases--Purification. ; Flue gases--Purification--Economic aspects. ; Nitrogen compounds. ; Air--Pollution. ; Air--Pollution--Economic aspects.
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Nitrogen oxides ; Cost analysis ; Capitalized costs ; Design criteria ; Performance evaluation ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Exxon process ; Hitachi zosen process
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EJAD  EPA 600/7-81-120 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/03/1993
NTIS  PB82-192543 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation xxvii, 112 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report is a technical discussion and preliminary economic evaluation of six NOx control methods: three at 50% NOx reduction, and three at 90%. The basecase power plant is a new 500-MW coal-fired unit emitting 0.6 lb NO2/million Btu in the flue gas. The three 50% NOx reduction processes are the EPA-sponsored advanced low-NOx burner (ALNB), the Exxon Thermal DeNOx process, and the Hitachi Zosen process, which have capital investments of $4.8, $19.7, and $31.4/kW, respectively, and levelized annual revenue requirements of 0.20, 1.9, and 4.7 mills/kWh, respectively. For 90% NOx reduction, the ALNB process is combined with the Hitachi Zosen process, the Exxon process is combined with the Hitachi Zosen process, and the Hitachi Zosen process is used alone. Capital investment and levelized annual revenue requirements for these three processes are $51.8/kW and 6.7 mills/kWh for the ALNB/Hitachi Zosen process, $64.2/kW and 8.2 mills/kWh for the Exxon/Hitachi Zosen process, and $50.9/kW and 7.9 mills/kWh for the Hitachi Zosen process alone. The ALNB, a combustion modification, is the least expensive NOx control method. As expected, the costs for obtaining high levels of NOx reduction (90%) are significantly greater than for more moderate levels (50%).
Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development by the Tennessee Valley Authority, Office of Power, Division of Energy Demonstrations and Technology under EPA Interagency agreement no. 79-D-X0511, program element no. INE829. Final report. Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-90). Microfiche.