Power generation

Techno-economic analysis of PC versus CFB combustion technology, CCC/226

CCC/226 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-546-4

In the last ten years circulating fluidised bed combustion (CFBC) has emerged as a viable alternative to pulverised coal combustion (PCC) for utility-scale coal power gene... More...


Recent operating experience and improvement of commercial IGCC, CCC/222

CCC/222 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-542-6

IGCC has today reached a status where experience is available from first and second generation plants, built in the 1970s/1980s and in the 1990s respectively, as commercial-scale demonstration plants for coal-based appli... More...


Upgrading and efficiency improvement in coal-fired power plants, CCC/221

CCC/221 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-541-9

Improving the efficiencies of the large number of older coal-fired power plants operating around the world would give major savings in CO2 emissions together with significant other benefits. This report begins with a summary ... More...


Developments in circulating fluidised bed combustion, CCC/219

CCC/219 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-539-6

While pulverised coal combustion (PCC) remains the dominant technology in the power generation sector, a significant minority of plant commissioned is based on circulating fluidised bed combustion (CFBC). CFBC offers spe... More...


Public attitudes to biomass cofiring, CCC/214

CCC/214 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-534-1

There is substantial interest in producing energy from renewable sources given the continuing concerns regarding climate change. One attractive renewable source for power generation is the use of biomass. Cofiring biomas... More...