Power generation

Support mechanisms for cofiring secondary fuels, CCC/211

CCC/211 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-531-0

This report discusses the enabling and supporting mechanisms for coal/biomass cofiring in selected countries that have either considerable operational experience or potential in this technology. It investigates Europe, the US... More...


Understanding pulverised coal, biomass and waste conversion, CCC/205

CCC/205 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-525-9

Pulverised coal firing has been the dominant technology for generating power in utility boilers for almost a century. During this period, boiler designs have evolved through an accumulating collection of knowledge that h... More...


Update on lignite firing, CCC/201

CCC/201 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-521-1

Low rank coals have gained increasing importance in recent years and the long-term future of coal-derived energy supplies will have to include the greater use of low rank coal. However, the relatively low economic value due t... More...


Cofiring high ratios of biomass with coal, CCC/194

CCC/194 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-514-3

As concerns regarding greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plant increase, there is greater focus on the feasibility of cofiring high ratios of biomass. This report first addresses the technical issues which arise w... More...


Integrating intermittent renewable energy technologies with coal-fired power plant, CCC/189

CCC/189 - ISBN: 978-92-9029-509-9

Historically, coal-fired power plants have faced competition from other forms of power generation such as nuclear, natural gas and oil. Like most coal-fired plants, many of these were designed to operate primarily on bas... More...