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The Mercury Emission Control Department (MEC) deals with questions concerning the measurement of Hg. Learn more about technologies for Hg reduction in flue gas, especially developed for your process.
Our R&D department will be pleased to support you with expertise from the evaluation of the actual state to demo-tests with our mobile test equipment at your plant up to the realization of a turnkey large plant.  In this blog you will find the latest news about mercury.
Our team of experts around Dr. Jan Schütze will assist you with advice.
3D-Modell der Aktivkohledosierung im Kraftwerk Schkopau
3D model of the activated carbon dosing system at the Schkopau power plant


Wonderbed – new mobile test station

Since September 2021, a new test stand will complement the IEM test portfolio for the reduction of Hg emissions. A mobile test stand was manufactured to familiarize with the moving bed technology and to pre-select suitable materials for the moving…

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New solution approach for high Hg deposition rates

Preparing for stricter emissions limit

Since August 2018, stricter mercury emission limits (range 1-7 µg/Nm³) are expected for coal combustion from the implementation of the BREF documents into German law. If the lower limits are pushed, this will be associated with capture rates of 80-95%…

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Dr. Jan Schütze, MercuryEmissionControl

How to Eliminate Mercury in Transit

Dr. Jan Schütze is head of the Mercury Emissions Control Department at IEM. He is one of the few experts in the field of mercury removal in power plants. In this interview, he talks about his vision: to reduce the…

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“Doing good and talking about it.”

At the power plant in Schkopau, IEM ConveyingSystems is building a complex cleaning system that will remove mercury from the exhaust gases by means of activated carbon. In an interview, Ralf Zander (CEO) explains why he doesn't believe much in…

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