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Industrial Technology, Process

Ammonia Heat Pump Reduces Carbon Footprint for Irish Dairy

3 Apr , 2020  

This article was originally published on ammonia21.com on 3/24/20. An ammonia (NH3) heat pump installed last year by Aurivo, Ireland’s second largest milk producer, has increased processing capacity by 80% while cutting its CO2 emissions by 80% by improving efficiency and downgrading oil-burning boilers. The heat pump, from GEA, is installed at the company’s Killygordon site, […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Emerging Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

Could Ammonia be the Future of Energy Storage?

11 Jul , 2018  

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Bryan Kilgore, ERS for Zondits, July 10, 2018 Siemens is testing the use of ammonia to transport hydrogen for energy storage, particularly in conjunction with renewable generation. Hydrogen has proven particularly challenging to transport; however, ammonia is a common industrial product that is already transported in large quantities. Currently, ammonia is predominantly produced using the […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Ice Rink has Installed New CO2-Ammonium Hydroxide System

14 Jul , 2017  

CO2-ammonia ice rink installed in Sweden Ammonia21, June 29, 2017 The T3 Center – an ice hockey arena that hosts Swedish 2nd division team Björklöven in Umeå, northern Sweden – has retrofitted its ammonia refrigeration system with a CO2-ammonium hydroxide system. The existing ammonia system was retrofitted with “ammonium hydroxide [as the secondary refrigerant, which] […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Low-Charge Ammonia Systems for Industrial Applications Praised

21 Jun , 2017  

Low-charge ammonia’s benefits praised by end users and contractor Ammonia21, Jun 07, 2017 Panelists praised the benefits of low-charge ammonia systems for industrial applications while describing several ways of managing safety and maintenance on day two of ATMOsphere America in San Diego. Michael Lynch, vice-president of engineering, United States Cold Storage (USCS), talked about the lessons […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Environmental Regulations Innovate Refrigeration Design

5 Jan , 2016  

refrigeration design

Case History: Safer, Eco-Friendly System for Food Cooling Food Processing, October 26, 2015. Image credit: Sonny W. Cooling system designs in the food and beverage market are undergoing rapid change, mainly due to environmental regulations. Processors are trying to reduce refrigerant charge or to eliminate certain types of refrigerants completely, especially ones that can endanger workers […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Ammonia-based Battery: Converting Waste Heat into Electricity

10 Dec , 2014  

As modern power generation methods are designed to squeeze the most power from the least amount of fuel, engineers are constantly looking at techniques to improve efficiency. One way to achieve this is to scavenge waste energy left over from the production process to capture and convert low-grade heat into usable energy.

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

New Packaged & Compact Ammonia Plant

22 Oct , 2014  

With a footprint of only 700 x 1800mm, the PAM package has a refrigeration capacity of 82kW at -20ºC and 40kW at -35ºC and 30ºC condensing. The package with an overall height of only 1600mm has a Bitzer…

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