“For over 20 years we have leveraged our deep mercury removal expertise to deliver new and innovative products for the power generation industry,” said Bart Kalkstein, vice president and general manager, Global Emission Control Technologies, Cabot Purification Solutions. “We understand the complex requirements of our customers to not only meet compliance standards, but do so in a cost-effective manner. This new contract validates the effectiveness of our newest state-of-the-art activated carbon products to address the latest challenges in mercury removal today and in the future.”
Norit, acquired by Cabot Corporation in July 2012, is recognized as the world’s technology leader in mercury removal from flue gas. Norit DARCO Hg-LH EXTRA is the newest product in the Norit DARCO Hg family of mercury control products. It is a premium impregnated sorbent resulting from Norit’s ongoing research and development efforts to provide the coal fired utility industry the lowest total cost of mercury compliance. Norit DARCO Hg-LH EXTRA has proven to achieve greater than 90 percent mercury removal from flue gas at activated carbon injection rates of up to 40 percent lower than Norit’s own industry benchmark product.