Power generation

Ash management in coal-fired power plants, CCC/118

CCC/118 - ISBN: 92-9029-434-5

The presence of troublesome impurities in coal affect its behaviour during combustion and hence the performance of coal-fired boilers. The report discusses how the quantity and composition of the ash varies in the world’s m... More...


Public attitudes to new coal-fired plant, CCC/117

CCC/117 - ISBN: 92-9029-433-7

Though coal remains the world’s most abundant, safe and secure form of energy, the public’s perception of coal-fired power plant is not always favourable. Much of the environmental concerns regarding coal-fired plant focu... More...


Power projects using methane from coal mines, CCC/112

CCC/112 - ISBN: 92-9029-428-0

Methane gas has at least twenty times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide. Recently, methane from coal mines has been receiving attention as both a cause for concern to the environment as well as a potential source... More...


Use of coal in areas of water shortage, CCC/103

CCC/103 - ISBN: 92-9029-419-1

Water is one of the most basic necessities associated with human existence. It is needed to sustain agriculture and food production, as well as underpinning energy distribution... More...


Fuels for biomass cofiring, CCC/102

CCC/102 - ISBN: 92-9029-418-3

There is considerable current interest in the use of biomass for power generation. This is due to several reasons, the principal one being that, if the biomass is grown in a re... More...