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Sustainability April 15, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 8-14

Articles about the Product of the Year winners, packaged boilers, IEEE 1584-2018, energy monitoring, and successful integration project tips were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 8-14. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
A partner who can offer a turnkey solution can make it much easier to see any energy project through implementation. Courtesy: Motion Industries
Sustainability April 12, 2019

Hurdle the barriers to energy project savings

Having a good partner can overcome financing, confidence issues.

By Robert Kelley
A view aboard the Coast Guard cutter Spencer, where the MIT-developed system spotted problems that could have led to an electrical fire. Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sustainability April 8, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 1-7

Articles about energy monitoring, packaged boilers, maintenance survey findings, NGV trucking, and working with the cloud were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 1-7. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media, ATS
Sustainability April 1, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 25-31

Articles about maintenance survey findings, NGV trucking, IEEE 1584-2018 changes, workplace fatalities, and AI-based maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 25-31. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Sustainability March 31, 2019

Portland generating renewable natural gas

Renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Portland, Ore. announced its first RNG-to-vehicle fueling station.

By Gas Technology
Sustainability March 30, 2019

Spotlight on National Fuel

For 115 years, National Fuel has been operating safely and responsibly in Western New York, Northwest Pennsylvania.

By Gas Technology
Sustainability March 30, 2019

Duke Energy issues second green bond

Duke Energy Progress completed its first issuance of $600 million in green bonds that will finance eligible green energy projects, including the development, construction, and procurement of solar generation in the Carolinas.

By Gas Technology
The ISX12N Class 8 truck engine is certified to the CARB optional low NOX standard of 0.02g/bhp, which is 90% lower than the current regulation of 0.2 g. It is capable of 400 hp, 1,450 lb-ft of torque, and operates on CNG, LNG, or RNG. When operated on RNG, the net carbon footprint emission is below zero. It also carries full on-board diagnostics certification (OBD). It is manufactured at Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, N.Y. Courtesy: Cummins Westport
Sustainability March 27, 2019

NGV trucking outlook on the rise

Increasing fueling opportunities for over-the-road (OTR) trucks and the availability of improved truck technology with larger, more efficient engines make natural gas vehicles a cost-effective, environmentally responsible choice because of lower emissions.

By Gas Technology
A safety valve manufacturer in Farmingdale, N.Y. uses two 200 bhp Modulatics once through watertube boilers because of their unique combination of low flow and high pressure, which work well for safety valve testing. Courtesy: Vapor Power International
Sustainability March 25, 2019

Full steam ahead: Packaged boilers

Packaged boilers focus on safety, efficiency, and modularity.

By Gas Technology
Figure 3: Internal valve leakage. Courtesy: Kelly Paffel
Sustainability January 31, 2019

Evaporate steam leak losses

The right components and strategies will conserve energy and money.

By Kelly Paffel