Last edited 26 Jul 2021

Predictive emissions monitoring system

Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document for Large Combustion Plants, Published by the European Union in 2017 defines a predictive emissions monitoring system (PEMS) as a: ‘System used to determine the emissions concentration of a pollutant from an emission source on a continuous basis, based on its relationship with a number of characteristic continuously monitored process parameters (e.g. the fuel gas consumption, the air to fuel ratio) and fuel or feed quality data (e.g. the sulphur content).’

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