LPP Combustion, LLC has a patented combustion system based on Lean, Premixed, Prevaporized (that's where LPP stands from) combustion of liquid fuels. The idea is converting liquid fuels into a synthetic natural gas, called LPP gas, which can be burned in natural gas combustion systems with no modifications to the combustion hardware. According to some tests performed this month, using soybean oil-based biodiesel, the whole process produced no net greenhouse gas emissions. The obtained emissions of NOx, CO, SOx and particulate matter were comparable to natural gas level emissions using a dry low emission gas turbine combustor.
"We are very excited to offer the power industry our LPP Combustion Technology, which will allow biofuels to be burned with the lowest pollutant emissions possible and no net carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. We look forward to the role our technology will play in helping the electric power industry and others to reduce greenhouse gases," said Dr. Leo Eskin, President/COO of LPP Combustion, said in a statement. The soy-based biodiesel was provided by Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG) from Iowa.
[Source: LPP combustion via Newswire]