Media: Minnesota refinery plans major combined heat and power project (Midwest Energy News)

Jul 19, 2016

From Midwest Energy News:

A new project in Minnesota would bring combined heat and power generation and add new technology to capture sulfur at one of the Midwest’s largest oil refineries...

...Mike Bull, director of policy and communications for the Center for Energy and Environment, said in most cases CHP is a good approach for reducing carbon emissions. The CEE supports Flint Hills because it plans to use the steam the plant generates.

If CHP is not optimized and a user does not use the process’ steam load to the fullest extent, the operation becomes “just a natural gas plant and system emissions can go up,” Bull said...

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