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Our carbon emmissions are surprisingly low. In fact, we're the third lowest in the country!

Glossary

Cooling Tower

Cooling towers are heat removal devices used to transfer process waste heat to the atmosphere.

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Cooling Tower

Steam Turbine

A steam turbine is a mechanical device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam, and converts it into rotary motion.

Electric generator

In electricity generation, an electric generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy.

Coal Fired Power Station

A coal-fired power station produces electricity, usually for public consumption, by burning coal to boil water, producing steam which drives a steam turbine which turns an electrical generator.

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Coal Fired Power Station

Turbine

A turbine is a rotary engine that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.

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Turbine

ISO 14001

The ISO 14000 environmental management standards exist to help organizations (a) minimize how their operations (processes etc.) negatively affect the environment (i.e. cause adverse changes to air, water, or land); (b) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements, and © continually improve in the above.