Power generation

Ageing of coal-fired power plants, CCC/45

CCC/45 - ISBN: 92-9029-357-8

In most cases coal-fired power plant can have its life extended by a factor of 50-100% over the original design life. This arises in part from the conservative assumptions made in the original design process and in part is a ... More...


Hybrid plants for coal and natural gas firing, CCC/43

CCC/43 - ISBN: 92-9029-351-1

The operation of hybrid plant, which can fire both coal and natural gas, has become increasingly more commonplace in recent years. There are several advantages for a power plan... More...


Power station refurbishment - opportunities for coal, IEACR/42

IEACR/42 - ISBN: 92-9029-195-8

This report is concerned with opportunities for coal in power station projects aimed at upgrading and refurbishment of existing sites. Where advantage can be taken of the fact that there is an existing licence for power gener... More...


Prospects for upgrading coal-fired power plants, CCC/41

CCC/41 - ISBN: 92-9029-353-5

Upgrading ageing power plants can be a cost-effective option for extending their residual life, increasing capacity, efficiency and performance, reducing operating and maintenance costs, enhancing reliability and availability... More...


Advanced clean coal technologies and low value coals, CCC/39

CCC/39 - ISBN: 92-9029-351-9

This study investigates the application of low value coals to advanced clean coal technologies, namely Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC), Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion (CFBC), Pressurised Fluidised Bed Comb... More...