The Mega Symposium integrated four key industry players – the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA). The eleventh MEGA Symposium was focused on new operational and environmental challenges for power plants. The 2016 MEGA provided a forum for sharing approaches, successes, and challenges complying with these regulations in light of the changing mission of fossil-fueled electric generating units, as well as technology options for compliance with the Clean Power Plan.
Recognizing the maturity of control technologies for criteria pollutants and the advanced development status of controls for MATS species, the 2016 MEGA actualized early experience and lessons learned from initial compliance with recent environmental regulations for power plants, especially hazardous air pollutants, and their holistic management by considering the associated liquid and solid discharges. The 2016 MEGA gathered together powerproducer managers, engineers, environmental researchers, early career industry professionals, equipment suppliers and government agency managers.
Optromix Co. was interested in attracting technology partners with the purpose of alignment scrubber technology to the USA standards. Optromix also explored the wet air scrubber application experience on the coal power stations and promoted technology among scientists. Company established development relations with key partners and attracted new interest parties.