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Main Title Status Report of the EPA's Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division's Biomass-to-Energy Development and Demonstration Projects.
Author Purvis, C. R. ; Cleland, J. ; Craig, J. D. ; Sanders, C. F. ;
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, NC. Center for Health Studies. ;Cratech, Inc., Tahoka, TX.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
Publisher 1996
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-CR822871; EPA/600/A-96/109;
Stock Number PB97-122675
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Biomass conversion plants ; Combustion ; Gasification ; Gas turbine engines ; Demonstration plants ; Fluidized bed combustion ; Waste utilization ; Refuse derived fuels ; Stationary sources ; Pollution prevention
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB97-122675 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 10p
Abstract The paper reports the status of three EPA biomass-to-energy development and demonstration projects. EPA's Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division is participating in research, development, and demonstration projects with goals of coverting biomass energy to electrical power, waste utilization, pollution alleviation and energy conservation. Each project is aimed at demonstration of the technical, economic, and environmental feasibility of an innovative energy conversion technologic. The first project is a demonstration of a design by Thermal Technology, Inc. and Mech-Chem and Associates, Inc. that consists of a fixed-bed gasifier, a gas cleanup system, and a syngas and diesel engine. The second project is a continuation of the development of the Cratech, Inc. biomass-fueled integrated-gasifier gas turbine power plant. The third project is a demonstration of the ENERGEO, Inc. AGRI-POWER 200 biomass-fueled power plant that operates with an open Brayton cycle using fluidized-bed combustor and several heat exchangers to heat compressed air and drive a turbine/generator set. The system also discharges clean hot air that can be used for cogeneration.
Supplementary Notes Presented at the Bioenergy '96 Conference, Nashville, TN., September 15, 1996. Prepared in cooperation with Cratech, Inc., Tahoka, TX. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
NTIS Title Notes Rept. for Jul 94-Jun 96.
Category Codes 68A; 97R; 97K
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 703402100
Origin NTIS
Type CAT