CONSOL Research and Development,
part of CONSOL Energy Inc. has provided energy
and environmental research and technical
services at our 80-acre facility for over 50 years. We
are located approximately 9 miles south of Pittsburgh in South Park, Pennsylvania. Our mission
includes energy development, energy efficiency enhancements, fossil fuel emissions reduction,
development of emerging energy-related technologies, and integration of existing technologies
for the production and consumption of coal and natural gas. CONSOL R&D's staff of experienced chemists,
engineers and scientists provide a wide range of
source sampling services,
metallurgical coal characterization services,
pilot plant design and operation, and
coal pulverizing services.
Take a tour of our R&D facility with VP Steve Winberg
The Advanced Energy Initiative at West Virginia University coordinates
and promotes University-wide research in science, technology and public policy.
AEI brings together a network of more than 100 energy researchers from four colleges
and more than twenty centers or institutes to promote both discipline-specific and
multi-disciplinary energy research. Because West Virginia is a leading energy producing
state, AEI seeks, through its emphasis on science and technology research, to enable
West Virginia's industries to address emerging energy production and consumption
issues as well as to create new energy opportunities though discovery and the development
of new technologies.
To learn more about the Advanced Energy Initiative at WVU, visit :
CONSOL R&D provides a wide array of services to both government and private clients
conducts and coordinates numerous government
and privately funded projects that develop and demonstrate emissions control technologies for new and existing power
plants, greenhouse gas reduction technologies, and carbon sequestration technologies.
provides sampling, analytical measurements, and
consulting services for fuels, geological samples, water quality, air and water emissions, oil analysis, preventive
maintenance, and mercury emissions. The analytical services group maintains a modern 20,000 sq. ft. facility equipped
with a wide variety of analytical instruments and experienced staff to meet your sampling, analytical and consulting needs.
Air Sampling Services
provides EPA Title V compliance testing
and consulting, specializing in quantification and speciation of mercury emissions, and mercury mass balance testing.
CONSOL R&D has provided emissions testing and optimization of emissions control equipment at large electric power
generators for more than 20 years.
Metallurgical Coal Services
operates a coal carbonization testing
and research facility that determines the coking characteristics of coals and coal blends for the metallurgical coal
customers. The facility features and capabilities include a pilot scale coke oven, sole heated oven, coal and coke
petrography, coke reactivity and physical and chemical characterization.
Pilot Plant Services
has the infrastructure and experienced engineers
to offer design, construction and operation services associated with pilot plants used in the research field.
These services are provided to clients that require a pilot plant to demonstrate the commercial viability of their
technology or to provide a test platform for technology enhancement and testing.
has a two ton per hour pulverizing facility
available to pulverize coal and prepare for bulk shipment in 'super sacks" or bulk transport by truck.