20MWe STOR site South Wales

By:
NoxProtekt

Date:
01th June 2020

What is Short Term Operating Reserve (STOR)? … National Grid procures Short Term Operating Reserve (STOR) to help meet this reserve requirement. STOR is a contracted balancing service whereby the Service Provider delivers a contracted level of power (within pre-agreed parameters) when instructed by National Grid.

Site

Short terms operating reserve (STOR) power generation.

“A¬†quality engineered solution provided to give a turnkey solution for compliance with greater autonomy and reliability.

Objective

To Provide emissions abatement solution to 14 number 1,500kWe diesel generator sets on a Capacity Market STOR site allowing it to be operational whilst still complying with Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), and the Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales) January 2018.

Installation

A solution comprising of fourteen of NOxProtekt 600-3 Selective Catalytic Reduction units supported by a frame structure allowing for thermal expansion and vibration isolation, with an upgraded modernised exhaust pipework. Each pair of units were controlled by a urea control panel directly linked to the main system panel which was in turn connected to the site generator control system. A pressurised piped ring main containing urea fed via a bulk storage tank completed the design.

Summary

The installation was a successful example of a quality engineered solution provided to give a turnkey solution for compliance with greater autonomy and reliability.

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