Article 5.2.3bis.1.21.

The following special conditions apply to combustion plants in which waste materials are co-incinerated:

 

1° for combustion plants in which waste materials are co-incinerated, with the exception of gas turbines and stationary motors, the following process emission limit values (Cprocess) apply as daily averages, whereby the total nominal thermal input power of a combustion plant is determined using the aggregation rules defined in Articles 5.43.2.1 and 5.43.3.1 and half-hourly averages are only required to calculate the daily averages:

 

a) installations for which the first licence to operate was issued before 7 January 2013 or for which the first licence to operate was applied for before 7 January 2013, provided it was commissioned at the latest on 7 January 2014:

 

1) up to and including 31 December 2015:

 

1.1) Cprocess for solid fossil fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%):

 

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 300

300

200

 200

NOx, expressed as NO

 400

 400

 200

 200

dust 

 50

 30

 30

 30

HCl

 30

 30

 30

 30

 

1.2) Cprocess for solid biomass, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%):

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 450

75

75

75

NOx, expressed as NO

600/300*

300

300

200

dust 

 50

15

15

15

HCl

 50

15

15

15

 

(*) For installations with a total nominal thermal input power up to and including 30 MW, an emission limit value of 600 mg/Nm3 applies to nitrogen oxides (NOx) expressed as NO2. For installations with a total nominal thermal input power greater than 30 MW, an emission limit value of 300 mg/Nm3 applies.

 

1.3) Cprocess for liquid fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 3%):

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 150

150

150

150

NOx, expressed as NO

300

300

200

200

dust 

 50

30

30

30

HCl

 30

30

30

30

 

2) from 1 January 2016:

2.1) Cprocess for solid fossil fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%): 

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 300

300

200

100

NOx, expressed as NO

400

300

200

150

dust 

 50

30

20

10

HCl

 30

30

30

30

 

2.2) Cprocess for solid biomass, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%): 

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 450

75

75

75

NOx, expressed as NO

600/300*

300

250

150

dust 

 50

15

15

10

HCl

 50

15

15

15

 

(*) For installations with a total nominal thermal input power up to and including 30 MW, an emission limit value of 600 mg/Nm3 applies to nitrogen oxides (NOx) expressed as NO2. For installations with a total nominal thermal input power greater than 30 MW, an emission limit value of 300 mg/Nm3 applies.

 

2.3) Cprocess for liquid fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 3%): 

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 150

150

150

100

NOx, expressed as NO

300

300

200

150

dust 

 50

30

20

10

HCl

 30

30

30

30

 

b) installations for which the first licence to operate was applied for on or after 7 January 2013 or which was commissioned after 7 January 2014:

 

1) Cprocess for solid fossil fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%):

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 300

200

100

60

NOx, expressed as NO

300

150

100

60

dust 

 50

10

10

6

HCl

 30

30

30

30

 

2) Cprocess for solid biomass, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6%):

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 450

75

75

60

NOx, expressed as NO

450/300*

150

150

60

dust 

 50

10

10

6

HCl

 50

15

15

15

 

(*) For installations with a total nominal thermal input power up to and including 30 MW, an emission limit value of 450 mg/Nm3 applies to nitrogen oxides (NOx) expressed as NO2. For installations with a total nominal thermal input power greater than 30 MW, an emission limit value of 300 mg/Nm3 applies.

 

3) Cprocess for liquid fuels, expressed as mg/Nm3 (for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 3%): 

 

Pollutant
(mg/Nm3)    

< 50 MWth

50 to 100 MWth

100 to 300 MWth

> 300 MWth

SO2

 150

150

100

60

NOx, expressed as NO

300

150

100

60

dust 

 50

10

10

6

HCl

 30

30

30

30

 

i. 2° For combustion plants, with the exception of gas turbines and stationary motors, in which waste materials are co-incinerated, the following total emission limit values (Ctotal) Ctotal apply to heavy metals (mg/Nm3), expressed as averages that are calculated over a sampling period of at least 30 minutes and at most eight hours for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6% for solid fuels and 3% for liquid fuels: 

 

Pollutant

Ctotal (mg/Nm3)

Cd + Tl

0.05

Hg

0.05

Sb + As + Pb + Cr + Co + Cu + Mn + Ni + V + Sn

0.5

 

ii. Ctotal for dioxins and furans (ng TEQ/Nm3), expressed as averages that are calculated over a sampling period of at least six hours and at most eight hours for a reference oxygen level in the waste gases of 6% for solid fuels and 3% for liquid fuels:

 

Pollutant   

Ctotal (ng TEQ/Nm3)

Dioxins and furans

0.1

 

For the continuous sampling of dioxins and furans a threshold value of 0.1 ng TEQ/Nm³ applies.