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Low CO2 Power Generation Options and Their Environmental Impact FREE

[+] Author Affiliations
C. J. Bower, S. H. Goldthorpe, G. Fynes

Coal Research Establishment, Stoke Orchard, Glos., UK

Paper No. 92-GT-398, pp. V003T05A016; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/92-GT-398
From:
  • ASME 1992 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 3: Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Combustion and Fuels; Oil and Gas Applications; Cycle Innovations
  • Cologne, Germany, June 1–4, 1992
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7895-8
  • Copyright © 1992 by ASME

abstract

The Global Warming R&D Programme at the Coal Research Establishment is evaluating options for removing CO2 from coal-fired power plant. The aim is to identify coal-based technologies with minimal emissions of CO2 as contingency planning in case the most pessimistic fears of warming are realised. Two promising options based on Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle have been identified, so far. One incorporates a conventional CO shift conversion step and a physical solvent scrubbing process to remove 90% of the CO2 and 99% of the H2S. The second approach is conceptual, using CO shift but also a membrane gas separator. The gas turbine would be fired with hydrogen in both cases. A discussion of the environmental impact of these schemes suggests that they would be very much cleaner than current technology using Pulverised Fuel combustion with Flue Gas Desulphurisation. CO2 disposal options and needs for future work are also discussed.

Copyright © 1992 by ASME
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