Deltaway

Waste and Biomass Power Plant Design and Operation
  • Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:09PM

    Deltaway Reports Performance Improvements at Dutch WTE Plant

    San Francisco—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) and biomass consulting and operations firm, has reported that it achieved record performance improvement at a waste-to-energy plant in the Netherlands, where the company is working under a four-year service contract.

    According to the Moerdijk WTE plant’s owner—Dutch waste-processing firm Attero—Deltaway has improved several key performance indicators at Moerdijk, as of mid-2017:

    • Reduced planned outage costs by 36 percent

    • Reduced planned outage duration by 38 percent

    • Increased boiler availability by 4.5 percent

    • Reduced regular maintenance costs by 22 percent

    • Increased energy efficiency performance by ...

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  • Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 12:55PM

    Deltaway boosts thermal treatment technologies, adds to team

    San Francisco—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) and biomass consulting and operations firm, has hired a top specialist to lead its expansion in the area of emerging thermal treatment technologies.

    Lionel Racoussot has joined Deltaway as a Senior Engineer. He brings extensive experience as the former head of the process control department of a boiler and combustion and gasification systems manufacturer.

    Racoussot will reinforce Deltaway's capabilities to solve the most complex technical problems related to solid fuel combustion and gasification, grates, circulating fluidized-bed, bubbling fluidized-bed, steam cycle, and flue gas treatment.

    “Advanced bubbling and ...

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  • Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:19AM

    Deltaway launches customized boiler and steam-cycle modeling tool

    San Francisco—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) and biomass consulting and operations firm, has announced the launch of a new boiler and steam cycle modeling software for WTE and biomass plants.

    Called DELTASTEAM, the application can be used to validate boiler design, to design boiler modifications, or to compute the impact and benefits of process changes on plant operations. The system follows more than 10,000 parameters to compute the full boiler thermal balance in various scenarios, water-side and flue-gas-side temperature and differential pressure profiles, steam and flue gas velocities, tube skin temperatures, corrosion diagrams ...

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  • Posted on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 9:41AM

    Deltaway to Improve Boiler Operation at Energy Recycling Plant

    East Chicago, Indiana—Deltaway Technical Services LLC, a subsidiary of Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities design and management firm, has signed a second-year contract to continue its reliability support of the 16 waste-heat boilers at Cokenergy LLC’s power plant in northwest Indiana.

    During cleaning outages throughout 2016, Deltaway experts will perform reliability inspections on the boilers, which convert heat from the customer’s adjacent coke-making facility to steam. Deltaway’s inspection and detailed reports will aid in planning immediate and future repairs of the equipment.

    “Our goal is to provide Cokenergy with the ...

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  • Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 9:49AM

    Deltaway Wins Contract to Optimize Another Netherlands WTE Plant

    Wijster, Netherlands—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities design and management firm, has signed a consulting contract with Dutch waste-processing firm Attero to identify ways to optimize performance at the Wijster WTE facility in the Netherlands.

    Meanwhile, Deltaway continues to improve plant performance and reduce maintenance costs at another Attero plant in the Netherlands, at Moerdijk. “We’re excited by the opportunity to share our real-world operations-based expertise on yet another Attero project,” says Francois Screve, Deltaway’s founder and president. Under a four-year contract signed in early 2015, Deltaway is executing capital improvements, process ...

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  • Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:52AM

    Deltaway Creates Outage Support Division

    San Francisco—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) and biomass consulting and operations firm, has announced the creation of Deltaway Technical Services, LLC (DTS). DTS offers Deltaway’s power plant clients extensive experience in outage management, boiler inspection, and other technical support for planning and executing maintenance outages.

    “Our experienced team is continuously trained in industry best practices and together we have developed Deltaway’s proven performance improvement tools,” says Dan Horst, who joined the company as technical services manager on September 1 and oversees DTS. “We can provide consistent, reliable data on the condition of ...

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  • Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:49AM

    Deltaway Forms Netherlands-Based Company for European Operations

    Schiphol, Netherlands—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) and biomass consulting and operations firm, has formed a new subsidiary company in the Netherlands to service its projects in Europe.

    Deltaway Energy B.V., headquartered in Schiphol, provides Deltaway with a solid foundation to support its growing presence in Europe and offers operational efficiencies and other advantages through its central European location and easy access to clients and markets worldwide from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Deltaway currently has five projects in the Netherlands and one in France, as well as numerous other projects worldwide.

    “With our new Dutch ...

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  • Posted on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:51AM

    Deltaway Completes Consulting Work on Southern California WTE Plant

    City of Commerce, California—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities design and management firm, has announced the successful completion of its consulting contract at a 400-ton-per-day waste-to-energy plant in City of Commerce for the Los Angeles County Sanitary District. Working with SCS Engineers, Deltaway provided cost estimates of various alternative dispositions of the facility when its power purchase agreement expires in 2016.

    Deltaway Energy International, Inc. is a worldwide network of experts in waste-to-energy and biomass power plant operations and maintenance. With experience on more than 40 plants since its founding in 2003, Deltaway and ...

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  • Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:32PM

    Deltaway Signs Three-year Contract to Optimize Dutch WTE Plant

    Moerdijk, Netherlands—Deltaway Energy International, Inc., a major San Francisco-based waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities design and management firm, has signed a three-year contract designed to help optimize performance at the Moerdijk WTE facility in the Netherlands.

    Under the new agreement with Dutch waste-processing firm Attero, Deltaway will supply a plant manager, outage manager, and boiler pressure expert, all of whom will work on site to improve the plant’s performance while reducing its maintenance costs. Deltaway will also execute a number of capital improvements, process solutions, and other modifications that it proposed following a two-month study that it completed last fall ...

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  • Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 9:14AM

    Deltaway Reports Big Performance Improvements at Biomass Plants

    San Francisco—Deltaway Operation Services, LLC has reported significant performance improvements at the two biomass-fueled power plants it manages and operates in California’s San Joaquin Valley for Akeida Capital Management Group.

    By applying its performance management tools and best practices, Deltaway increased operating availability, capacity, and output, and reduced outage times at the 12.5-megawatt Chowchilla and El Nido power plants. As of October 16, 2014, the Chowchilla facility had completed 100 consecutive days without separation from the power grid. The improvements at both plants continue an upward trend that began soon after Deltaway’s contract was signed in ...

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