The City of Siloam Springs, Arkansas has installed and is operating an 18 ton per day solid waste disposal facility with associated energy recovery equipment. The solid waste system serves a population of 8000 and provides steam for a local food processing plant. Natural gas amounting to 1 MCF per ton is used for auxiliary fuel. Energy recovery capacity is 90000 pounds of steam per day at 100 to 150 PSIG.
Pearson, Jimmie, "Modular Incinerator Energy Recovery Systems The Siloam Springs Experience" (1976). UMR-MEC Conference on Energy / UMR-DNR Conference on Energy. 184, pp. 646-653.
3rd Annual UMR-MEC Conference on Energy (1976: Oct. 12-14, Rolla, MO)
Article - Conference proceedings
Energy from Solid Wastes
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13 Oct 1976