Hydrogen technology to be used to produce monoethylene glycol from coal

Hydrogen technology - Coal in hand

Honeywell UOP PSA technology to be applied in a Chinese MEG chemical plant. Hubei Sanning Chemical Industry Co., Ltd, a China-based manufacturer of agricultural chemical products, will be using Honeywell UOP’s hydrogen technology to produce monoethylene glycol (MEG) from coal. This is the first time this tech will be used in a MEG chemical plant in China. The Hubei Sanning chemical plant at Zhijiang in China’s Hubei province, will be the first MEG plant in China to use the innovative hydrogen technology. More specifically, Honeywell UOP’s Polybed Pressure Swing Adsorption…

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China to increase clean energy in 2016 to further reduce its reliance on coal

Solar and wind energy capacity to increase by 21 percent this year. Last week, the National Energy Administration (NEA) issued a statement that outlined its clean energy targets for 2016. Among the goals included over 20 GW (gigawatts) of wind energy and a minimum of 15 GW of solar energy additions. The country is the world’s largest investor in clean power and is continually working toward its goals of lowering greenhouse gas emissions by decreasing its dependence on coal. China’s goal is to achieve 20 percent of its energy from…

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