The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a notice in the April 9 Pennsylvania Bulletin that it has issued a final air permit to Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., for the installation of a 1,573 bhP Jenbacher model JMC 416 natural gas-fired engine.
The 4-stroke lean-burn non-emergency reciprocating internal combustion engine (RICE) will be equipped with a carbon monoxide (CO) oxidation catalyst. Additionally, the engine will be equipped with a genset rated at 1,137 kW and a waste heat recovery boiler.
The electricity and steam/hot water will be used by F&M. The plan approval also addresses three existing boilers and eight existing emergency engines.