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Guest Lane Kadel

The site is configured with two Lurgi multi-hearths, bubbling fluidized bed furnaces with numerous modifications. Post combustor, super-heater, then into the steam boiler. Boilers process the steam into a turbine, which operates the Alstrom 18 megawatt generator. The facility,commissioned in 1988, was designed to handle large volumes of cow manure (1200 tons/day) as a waste-to-energy plant.

 

The existing site houses an agri-waste to energy facility consisting of a power generating station and support buildings. The 18-megawatt power generation facility is located in an industrially zoned region of the County and was initially developed in 1986-1988 with a Conditional Use Permit.

 

The power plant facility is composed of a number of buildings and features. A large storage building on the east side, which was used to store fuel (manure). The main power generating portion of the facility is composed of (2) large furnaces, boilers, ductwork, baghouse, exhaust stack, turbine, generator, transformers, cooling towers water treatment fuel handling system, and ash handling systems. A small metal building containing offices, lab, control room, battery room, switchgear room and locker room facilities. A shop building for housing trucks and equipment. A raw water storage pond, septic and leaching systems and a storm-water runoff basin. The site is enclosed by chain link fence. All utilities are installed underground except electric transmission lines which are overhead.

 

STRUCTURAL FRAMING & FOUNDATIONS

 

The structural steel framing and miscellaneous steel components are in good condition, no scaling of the steel components were observed. All connections of the structural steel members were intact and in good condition.

 

The contract construction drawings for the foundation indicated that the plant is resting on driven concrete piles with concrete pile caps and footings supporting the structure. The steel column base plates rest on concrete pedestals, which are connected to the pile caps.

 

The concrete pedestals are cracking and sprawling, however, after chipping at the pedestals the concrete is loose only at the perimeter of the base plate and not below the ground surface. While chipping at the concrete pedestals, it was also observed under the face of the base plate was solid

 

SYSTEMS INSPECTED

 

Steam Turbine and Generator

 

Multi‑Hearth Furnace A & B

 

Compressed Air System

 

Condenser System

 

Baghouse

 

Fuel Unloading and Direct Feed to Top of Furnace System

 

Fuel Storage and Bucket Elevator

 

Fire protection System

 

Electrical Switchgear and MCC rooms have a Halon System installed

 

System Control Room has a Halon System Installed

 

Office building has fire sprinklers

 

Plant area has ground level fire hydrants

 

Water Treatment System

 

The existing water treatment system was not used after a few years of operation, an outside company supplied a system and treated the water which is no longer on site.

 

The existing water treatment system equipment is in good condition.

 

System Controls

 

Supply Water

 

The supply of water is through a channel into an onsite lake. The condition on the lake

 

appeared to be good condition. The pumps for the filling of the lake are in good condition

 

and are being used.

 

Fuel Storage Area

 

There is a fuel storage area for diesel and gas tanks, the tanks and the concrete

 

containment looks good.

 

Emergency Fire Pump & Generator

 

There is an emergency fire pump and generator located next to the lake. Both the pump

 

and the generator are in good condition and were observed in operation.

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT OBSERVED RUNNING

 

Ash Conveyors Under the Boilers

 

Ash Conveyors Under the Baghouse

 

Bucket Elevator to the Ash Holding Tank

 

Fuel Feed Bucket Elevators to the Furnaces

 

Baghouse Vibration System

 

Diesel Generator at the Fuel Feed Control Room

 

Steam Turbine/Generator and it's Oil System

 

Fan to the Fuel Feed Grizzly

 

Compressor System A & B

 

Diesel Generator and Fire Pump

 

Tractors 7 100 and 7200

 

Contact Lane Kadel for more details.

Phone: 503-239-5157

Fax: 503-239-5136

Email:lane@rmaglobal.com

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