ABB adds greenhouse gas monitoring to process analyzer capabilities
Upgrades to the AO2000 Series continuous gas analyzer enable monitoring for CO2; options available for non-ABB analyzers.
ABB has released upgrade solutions for its
Advance Optima AO2000 Series continuous gas analyzers (CGA), which expand
monitoring capability to include CO2 green house gas (GHG) emissions
measurement to address expected U.S. EPA environmental compliance requirements.
These regulations will impact reporting
requirements for cement kilns, nitric acid plants, power generation,
incinerators, refineries and petrochemical plants.
ABB says its continuous gas analyzers
accurately measure emissions at very low levels to establish, maintain, and
The company notes that its CO2 monitoring
upgrade options are available to meet site and application-specific
requirements. Upgrade options for non-ABB analyzers are also available upon
request. ABB provides new systems and
upgrades for existing continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) to include
- Independently verified greenhouse gas study on chemicals released
- Impact of business policies on emissions reduction examined by Business Roundtable
- Sony uses renewable energy to reduce CO2 emissions worldwide
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