British emissions reduction company RJM International has won the prestigious Innovation Award from the UK’s Energy Institute for its coal and biomass-fired Ultra-Low NOx Burner.

The dual-fuel Ultra-Low NOx Burner was conceived, designed and developed in-house by RJM’s combustion engineers and the company says tRJM International wins Innovation Awardhat its adoption “is now enabling thermal-fired plants to simultaneously reduce NOx and reduce their carbon emissions, through the introduction of co-firing with biomass fuel”.

RJM International managing director John Goldring said that winning the Energy Institute Innovation Award “means so much to all of us at RJM and is the culmination of many years of hard work”.

“We are delighted to accept this award and for the recognition by a leading international institute of the clear benefits that our ground-breaking technology is now bringing to the energy sector.”

Energy Institute chief executive Louise Kingham said: “The global energy sector faces a number of challenges to deliver a safe, secure, sustainable and affordable energy system. While the task is complex, there are many great examples from those working hard in the industry, offering new ideas, work practices and innovation to support this common goal. The EI Awards promote the best initiatives and draw attention to the excellence demonstrated by organisations and individuals on a daily basis.”