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Clean Coal Technologies for Power Generation

Clean Coal Technologies for Power Generation Author P. Jayarama Reddy
ISBN-10 9781138000209
Release 2013-10-16
Pages 326
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This book discusses clean coal technology (CCT), the latest generation of coal technology that controls pollutants and performs with improved generating efficiency. CCT involves processes that effectively control emissions and result in highly efficient combustion without significantly contributing to global warming. Basic principles, operational aspects, current status, on-going developments and future directions are covered. The recent concept of viewing carbon dioxide as a commodity, and implementing CCUS (carbon capture, utilization and storage) instead of CCS for deriving several benefits is also discussed, as is the implementation of CCT in countries with large coal reserves and that utilize large quantities of coal for their energy supply. These countries are also the foremost CO2 emitters globally and their energy policies are crucial to international efforts to combat global warming. This work will be beneficial for students and professionals in the fields of fuel, mechanical, chemical and environmental engineering and Clean Tech. Includes foreword by Professor Yiannis Levendis, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA.

Clean Coal Engineering Technology

Clean Coal Engineering Technology Author Bruce G. Miller
ISBN-10 9780128113660
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 856
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Clean Coal Engineering Technology, Second Edition provides significant information on the major power generation technologies that aim to utilize coal more efficiently, and with less environmental impact. With increased coal combustion comes heightened concerns about coal’s impacts on human health and climate change, so the book addresses the reduction of both carbon footprints and emissions of pollutants, such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and mercury. Part 1 provides an essential grounding in the history of coal use alongside coal chemical and physical characteristics, worldwide distribution, and health and environmental impacts. Part 2 introduces the fundamentals of the major coal utilization technologies and examines the anatomy of a coal-fired power plant before going on to provide an overview of clean coal technologies for advanced power generation. Next, users will find a group of chapters on emissions and carbon management that have been extensively enlarged and updated for the second edition, thus reflecting the ever-increasing importance of this area. The final section of the book focuses on clean coal technology programs around the world and the future role of coal in the energy mix. This fully revised and selectively expanded new edition is a valuable resource for professionals, including environmental, chemical, and mechanical engineers who seek an authoritative and thorough one-volume overview of the latest advances in cleaner power production from coal. Provides a thorough, yet readable, one-volume guide to advanced power generation technologies for cleaner electricity production from coal Retains the essential background information on coal characteristics and the fundamentals of coal-fired power generation Presents extensively expanded and updated coverage on technologies for the reduction of pollutants, including particulate matter, sulfur oxides, and mercury Emphasizes carbon capture methods, storage, and emerging technologies for the reduction of carbon footprints, alongside a discussion of coal’s future in the energy mix

Coal Fired Power Generation Handbook

Coal Fired Power Generation Handbook Author James G. Speight
ISBN-10 9781118739600
Release 2013-05-21
Pages 760
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The most complete and up-to-date handbook on power generation from coal, this book covers all of today's new, cleaner methods for creating electricity from coal, the environmental challenges and concerns involved in its production, and developing technologies. It describes new technologies that could virtually eliminate the sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury pollutants released when coal is burned for electricity generation. In addition, the text details technologies for greenhouse gases capture from coal-fired power plants, as well as for preventing such emissions from contributing to global warming.

Power Plant Optimization Demonstration Projects

Power Plant Optimization Demonstration Projects Author Barry Leonard
ISBN-10 9781437902785
Release 2008-11
Pages 26
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The Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program, the Power Plant Improvement Initiative, and the Clean Coal Power Initiative are gov¿t. and industry co-funded programs. Their goal is to demonstrate a new generation of innovative coal-utilization technologies in a series of projects carried out across the country. These demonstrations are conducted on a commercial scale to prove the technical feasibility of the technologies and to provide technical and financial info. for future applications. It will also provide a number of advanced, more efficient coal-based technologies that meet increasingly strict environmental standards. This report describes 4 projects aimed at improving or optimizing the performance of coal-fired power plants. Illus.

Clean Electricity Through Advanced Coal Technologies

Clean Electricity Through Advanced Coal Technologies Author Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
ISBN-10 9781437778151
Release 2012
Pages 191
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Clean Electricity Through Advanced Coal Technologies focuses on the environmental damages caused by power plant operations and the environmental issues with solid waste, air and impoundment issues such as the massive TVA spill in Kingston, TN. Each volume of the Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production series covers: manufacturing technologies, waste management, pollution issues, methods for estimating and reporting emissions, treatment and control techniques, worker and community health risks, cost data for pollution management, and cleaner production and prevention options. Vol. 1 Best Practices in the Petroleum Industry (9780815520351) Vol. 2 Best Practices in the Wood and Paper Industries (9780080964461) Vol. 3 Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry (9781437778250) Vol. 4 Clean Electricity Through Advanced Coal Technologies (9781437778151) Vol. 5 Best Practices in the Mining Industry (9781437778878) Discusses the environmental impact of coal power, including air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and solid toxic wastes. Focuses on newer coal technologies with smaller environmental footprints than existing infrastructure. Provides an overview of carbon capture and sequestration technologies.

Clean Coal Technology

Clean Coal Technology Author Barry Leonard
ISBN-10 9781437907254
Release 2008-12
Pages 23
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The Clean Coal Technology Demo. Program, the Power Plant Improvement Initiative, and the Clean Coal Power Initiative are gov¿t. and industry co-funded programs. Their goal is to demonstrate a new generation of innovative coal-utilization technologies in a series of projects carried out across the country. These demonstrations are conducted on a commercial scale to prove the technical feasibility of the technologies and to provide technical and financial info. for future applications. Recently, it has been determined that mercury emitted by coal-fired power plants is detrimental to human health and to the environ. This report describes 3 projects that demonstrate technologies that remove mercury from coal and reduce other pollutants as well. Ill.

Coal Energy Systems

Coal Energy Systems Author Bruce G. Miller (M.S.)
ISBN-10 9780124974517
Release 2005
Pages 526
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Coal is currently a major energy source in the United States as well as throughout the world, especially among many developing countries, and will continue to be so for many years. Fossil fuels will continue to be the dominant energy source for fueling the United States economy, with coal playing a major role for decades. Coal provides stability in price and availability, will continue to be a major source of electricity generation, will be the major source of hydrogen for the coming hydrogen economy, and has the potential to become an important source of liquid fuels. Conservation and renewable/sustainable energy are important in the overall energy picture, but will play a lesser role in helping us satisfy our energy demands. This book is a single source covering many coal-related subjects of interest ranging from explaining what coal is, where it is distributed and quantities it can be found in throughout the world, technical and policy issues regarding the use of coal, technologies used and under development for utilizing coal to produce heat, electricity, and chemicals with low environmental impact, vision for untilizing coal well into the 21st century, and the security coal presents. * Presents coal's increasing role in providing energy independence to nations * Covers current energy usage, environmental issues, and coal energy technologies * Provides a comprehensive discussion of technical and policy issues regarding the use of coal

Clean Coal Technology

Clean Coal Technology Author John W. Rich
ISBN-10 9781437900866
Release 2008-05
Pages 27
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Coproduction of power, fuels & chemicals offers an innovative, economically advantageous means of achieving the nation¿s energy goals. Coproduction involves the integration of 3 major building blocks: Gasification of coal or other hydrocarbon fuels to produce synthesis gas (syngas); Conversion of a portion of the syngas to high-value products such as liquid fuels & chemicals; & Combustion of syngas to produce electric power. Contents: Description of Gasification & Power Generation Technology; Syngas Conversion Processes; Industrial Applications of Gasification; Market Potential for Coproduction; Early Entrance Coproduction Plants; Conclusions; Bibliography; Contacts for CCT Projects & U.S. DOE CCT Program. Illustrations.

Coal Fired Electricity and Emissions Control

Coal Fired Electricity and Emissions Control Author David A. Tillman
ISBN-10 9780128095003
Release 2018-01-10
Pages 304
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Coal-Fired Electricity and Emissions Control: Efficiency and Effectiveness discusses the relationship between efficiency and emissions management, providing methods for reducing emissions in newer and older plants as coal-fired powered plants are facing increasing new emission control standards. The book presents the environmental forces driving technology development for coal-fired electricity generation, then covers other topics, such as cyclone firing, supercritical boilers, fabric filter technology, acid gas control technology and clean coal technologies. The book relates efficiency and environmental considerations, particularly from a technology development perspective. Features time tested methods for achieving optimal emission control through efficiency for environmental protection, including reducing the carbon footprint Covers the regulations governing coal-fired electricity Highlights the development of the coal-fired technologies through regulatory change

Sustainable Energy and the Environment A Clean Technology Approach

Sustainable Energy and the Environment  A Clean Technology Approach Author N.D. Kaushika
ISBN-10 9783319294469
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 242
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This book emerges from the recognition that energy, environment and ecosystems are dynamically and inextricably connected. The energy environment system must be addressed in its totality, so that we can devise sustainable solutions that incorporate both economic growth and environmental conservation. No single clean energy source will sustain long-term energy security, and fossil fuels will remain prominent in the mix of energy sources for several decades to come. Energy solutions, therefore, must employ a broad and diverse range of approaches, including cleaner fossil fuel technologies, and an affordable transition to greener power generation employing waste, water and renewable resources. Moreover, adapting to this changing global energy picture will require a transformational shift in the ways we use and deliver energy services. The authors begin with a broad introductory chapter on sustainable energy and the environment, classifying energy resources, cataloging environmental degradations, and outlining the concepts and practices of sustainability. In Chapters Two and Three, they summarize the basic constituents of the environment, the biosphere and its natural cycles, and offer a model of Earth’s planetary temperatures and the greenhouse effect. Chapters Four and Five outline conventional energy and power systems, and related environmental degradations. The next several chapters cover clean coal technologies for power generation, and discuss sustainable energy and power technologies based on both thermal and photovoltaic solar energy, along with biomass and wind. The final chapters examine in depth the management of waste and water, pollution control and energy conservation. The book introduces a unique approach to sustainability and energy conservation which emphasizes the relationships between underlying scientific principles and practical applications employed in engineering solutions. All this is offered in a form that matches the requirements of college-level environmental science and engineering courses.

Power Generation Technologies

Power Generation Technologies Author Paul Breeze
ISBN-10 9780080983363
Release 2014-03-24
Pages 408
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The new edition of Power Generation Technologies is a concise and readable guide that provides an introduction to the full spectrum of currently available power generation options, from traditional fossil fuels and the better established alternatives such as wind and solar power, to emerging renewables such as biomass and geothermal energy. Technology solutions such as combined heat and power and distributed generation are also explored. However, this book is more than just an account of the technologies – for each method the author explores the economic and environmental costs and risk factors. Each technology is covered using the same basic criteria so that comparisons between technologies can be made more easily. Those involved in planning and delivering energy – including engineers, managers and policy makers – will find in this book a guide through the minefield of maintaining a reliable power supply, meeting targets on greenhouse gas emissions, and addressing economic and social objectives. Provides a unique comparison of a wide range of power generation technologies from oil, coal, nuclear and natural gas, to geothermal, wind, solar, and bioenergy Hundreds of diagrams demystify how each technology functions in practice Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of each power generation system covered New chapters covering fast-advancing renewable and alternative power sources such as municipal waste and concentrating solar plants Fresh focus the evolution of traditional technologies such as natural gas and "clean coal" Expanded coverage of distributed power generation and CHP (combined heat and power) technologies

Clean Coal Technology and Sustainable Development

Clean Coal Technology and Sustainable Development Author Guangxi Yue
ISBN-10 9789811020230
Release 2016-07-30
Pages 650
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This book gathers the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Coal Combustion. The contributions reflect the latest research on coal quality and combustion, techniques for pulverized coal combustion and fluidized bed combustion, special issues regarding CO2 capture (CCS), industrial applications, etc. – aspects that are of great importance in promoting academic communications between related areas and the technical development of coal-related fields. The International Symposium on Coal Combustion (ISCC), sponsored and organized by Tsinghua University since 1987, has established itself as an important platform allowing scientists and engineers to exchange information and ideas on the science and technology of coal combustion and related issues, and to forge new partnerships in the growing Chinese market. Researchers in the fields of clean coal combustion, carbon dioxide capture and storage, coal chemical engineering, energy engineering, etc. will greatly benefit from this book. Guangxi Yue, professor of the Department of Thermal Engineering in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering(CAE). Shuiqing Li, professor of the Department of Thermal Engineering in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Wabash River Integrated Methanol and Power Production from Clean Coal Technologies IMPPCCT

Wabash River Integrated Methanol and Power Production from Clean Coal Technologies  IMPPCCT  Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:727351991
Release 2007
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The Wabash River Integrated Methanol and Power Production from Clean Coal Technologies (IMPPCCT) project was established to evaluate integrated electrical power generation and methanol production through clean coal technologies. The project was under the leadership of ConocoPhillips Company (COP), after it acquired Gasification Engineering Corporation (GEC) and the E-Gas gasification technology from Global Energy Inc. in July 2003. The project has completed both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of development. The two project phases include the following: (1) Feasibility study and conceptual design for an integrated demonstration facility at SG Solutions LLC (SGS), previously the Wabash River Energy Limited, Gasification Facility located in West Terre Haute, Indiana, and for a fence-line commercial embodiment plant (CEP) operated at the Dow Chemical Company or Dow Corning Corporation chemical plant locations. (2) Research, development, and testing (RD & T) to define any technology gaps or critical design and integration issues. Phase 1 of this project was supported by a multi-industry team consisting of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Dow Corning Corporation, Methanex Corporation, and Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, while Phase 2 was supported by Gas Technology Institute, TDA Research Inc., and Nucon International, Inc. The SGS integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) facility was designed, constructed, and operated under a project selected and co-funded under the Round IV of the United States Department of Energy's (DOE's) Clean Coal Technology Program. In this project, coal and/or other carbonaceous fuel feedstocks are gasified in an oxygen-blown, entrained-flow gasifier with continuous slag removal and a dry particulate removal system. The resulting product synthesis gas (syngas) is used to fuel a combustion turbine generator whose exhaust is integrated with a heat recovery steam generator to drive a refurbished steam turbine generator. The gasifier uses technology initially developed by The Dow Chemical Company (the Destec Gasification Process), and now acquired and offered commercially by COP as the E-Gas technology. In a joint effort with the DOE, a Cooperative Agreement was awarded under the Early Entrance Coproduction Plant (EECP) solicitation. GEC, and later COP and the industrial partners investigated the use of syngas produced by the E-Gas technology in a coproduction environment to enhance the efficiency and productivity of solid fuel gasification combined cycle power plants. The objectives of this effort were to determine the feasibility of an EECP located at a specific site which produces some combination of electric power (or heat), fuels, and/or chemicals from syngas derived from coal, or, coal in combination with some other carbonaceous feedstock. The intended result of the project was to provide the necessary technical, economic, and environmental information that would be needed to move the EECP forward to detailed design, construction, and operation by industry. The EECP study conducted in Phase 1 of the IMPPCCT Project confirmed that the concept for the integration of gasification-based (E-Gas) electricity generation from coal and/or petroleum coke and methanol production (Liquid Phase Methanol or LPMEOH{trademark}) processes was feasible for the coproduction of power and chemicals. The results indicated that while there were minimal integration issues that impact the deployment of an IMPPCCT CEP, the major concern was the removal of sulfur and other trace contaminants, which are known methanol catalyst poisons, from the syngas. However, economic concerns in the domestic methanol market which is driven by periodic low natural gas prices and cheap offshore supplies limit the commercial viability of this more capital intensive concept. The objective of Phase 2 was to conduct RD & T as outlined in the Phase 1 RD & T Plan to enhance the development and commercial acceptance of coproduction technology. Studies were designed to address the technical concerns that would make the IMPPCCT concept competitive with natural gas-based systems in the commercial marketplace. Efforts in Phase 2 investigated the cleanup of the syngas by removing contaminants, particularly sulfur species, to a level acceptable for the methanol synthesis catalyst, and reducing the cost of the current sulfur removal system such as via warm gas cleanup methods. Laboratory testing followed by on-site field testing at SGS with bench-scale slipstream units was conducted. Actual syngas produced by the facility was evaluated at system pressure and temperature.

Coal Fired Generation

Coal Fired Generation Author Paul Breeze
ISBN-10 9780128040560
Release 2015-07-17
Pages 98
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Coal-Fired Generation is a concise, up-to-date and readable guide providing an introduction to this traditional power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of coal fired generation systems, demystifies the coal fired technology functions in practice as well as exploring the economic and environmental risk factors. Engineers, managers, policymakers and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide, to help establish a reliable power supply address social and economic objectives. Focuses on the evolution of the traditional coal-fired generation Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of the system with concise diagrams and accessible explanations

Industry attitudes to combined cycle clean coal technologies

Industry attitudes to combined cycle clean coal technologies Author IEA Coal Industry Advisory Board
ISBN-10 UOM:39015032231139
Release 1994
Pages 40
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Industry attitudes to combined cycle clean coal technologies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Industry attitudes to combined cycle clean coal technologies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Industry attitudes to combined cycle clean coal technologies book for free.

Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program

Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program Author Gene H. Knight
ISBN-10 9780756713492
Release 2001-06-01
Pages 274
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The Clean Coal Technology Demonstration (CCT Program), a model of government & industry cooperation, advances the Dept. of Energy's (DoE) mission to foster a secure & reliable energy system that is environmentally & economically sustainable. This report discusses the Fiscal Year 2000 CCT Program. Sections include: role of the CCT Program; program implementation; funding & costs; CCT Program accomplishments; CCT projects; historical perspective & legislative history; program history; environmental aspects; CCT project contacts; acronyms, abbreviations & symbols; & index of CCT projects & participants.

Low rank Coals for Power Generation Fuel and Chemical Production

Low rank Coals for Power Generation  Fuel and Chemical Production Author Zhongyang Luo
ISBN-10 9780081009291
Release 2017-06-22
Pages 366
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Low-Rank Coals for Power Generation, Fuel and Chemical Production provides a thorough introduction to lignite (brown coal) and subbituminous coals and explores how they can be used efficiently and economically in place of hard coal. The book examines the undesirable characteristics of low-quality coals, such as high moisture content, low calorific value, and aggressive ash characteristics, and the resulting refinements to standard technologies and practices required for successful combustion, gasification, and pyrolysis. The first part of this book provides a comprehensive and systematic review of the properties of low-rank coals and corresponding preparation methods, such as drying, cleaning, and upgrading. Power generation from low-rank coals is the focus of Part 2, with chapter topics ranging from high efficiency pulverized coal combustion and circulating fluidized bed combustion to emerging areas such as chemical looping and oxyfuel combustion. The final contributions address the important subjects of coal-to-liquids,polygeneration and coke production using low-rank coals, as well as the critical issue of carbon capture and storage. This book is a valuable resource for power generation engineers and researchers seeking to maximize the opportunities provided by these cheaper coal feedstocks for efficient and environmentally compatible power generation. Presents the most in-depth treatment of low-rank coals available Addresses both power generation and fuel production Includes coverage that spans pulverized coal combustion and emerging technologies, such as CFBC, UCG, CLC, and oxyfuel combustion