LOUISVILLE, KY (March 3, 2014) – Charah®, Inc., a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation for the coal-fired electric utility, is pleased to have been featured in the March 2014 issue of POWER magazine.
Click here to read the article entitled “Converting Sulfur from Flue Gas into Fertilizer” detailing Charah’s unique partnership with Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) to recover thousands of tons of gypsum to create a pelletized sulfur product that will be sold to and distributed by agricultural companies.
The SUL4R-PLUS® Product Manufacturing Facility, a one-of-a-kind agricultural product development facility at the Mill Creek Generating Station, represents an innovative approach to the beneficial use of coal combustion byproducts.
SUL4R-PLUS® product, in its unique patent-pending pelletized form, will help meet the increasing demand for sulfur by the regional farming industry. While synthetic gypsum has been used in agriculture applications in the past, Charah is the first to pelletize the byproduct, making sulfur application easier for the farmer.
About Charah, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Charah®, Inc. is a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation. Based in Louisville, KY, Charah today is one of the largest providers of coal combustion product management and power plant support services for the coal-fired electric utility industry. Charah assists utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity. Services include landfill construction, operations, management & closure; fly ash, bottom ash, Gypsum & FGD byproduct management; coal combustion product (CCP) sales & marketing; innovative products for the agricultural market; power plant support services including limestone supply, gypsum operations & wastewater treatment; ash pond conversion & closure; wet to dry fly ash conveyance and collection system conversion; ash pond management; Integrated Gasification Combine Cycle (IGCC) slag beneficiation and other innovative solutions. For more information, please visit www.charah.com.