Understanding emission requirements for standby gensets: Plant Engineering walks through the complex EPA regulatory framework for stationary diesel emergency standby generators, commonly found in large data centers, hospitals and municipal infrastructures.
EPA Regulations Regarding Stationary Reciprocal Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)
Overview & Rule Applicability -
NESHAP: National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE NESHAP) - GPO Website - RICE NESHAP
NSPS: New Source Performance Standards
Standards of Performance For New Stationary Spark Ignition RICE - GPO Website - Standards for New Spark Ignition Engines
Standards of Performance for New Stationary Compression Ignition RICE - GPO Website - Standards for New Compression Ignition Engines
NAAQS: National Ambient Air Quality Standards
Air Quality Standards - EPA Website
RICE NESHAP Compliance by Step2Compliance - Company Website
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Critical Power: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems: Consulting-Specifying Engineers outlines recent changes to the 2010 edition of NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems—the regulations that outline performance requirements for emergency and standby power systems—and how they affect system designers and consulting engineers.