Second generation PFB for advanced power generation

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Research is being conducted under a United States Department of Energy (USDOE) contract to develop a new type of coal-fueled plant for electric power generation. This new type of plant-called an advanced or second-generation pressurized fluidized bed combustion (APFBC) plant-offers the promise of 45-percent efficiency (HHV), with emissions and a cost of electricity that are significantly lower than conventional pulverized-coal-fired plants with scrubbers. This paper summarizes the pilot plant R&D work being conducted to develop this new type of plant. Although pilot plant testing is still underway, preliminary estimates indicate the commercial plant Will perform better than originally envisioned. Efficiencies ... continued below

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Robertson, A. & Van Hook, J. November 1, 1995.

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Research is being conducted under a United States Department of Energy (USDOE) contract to develop a new type of coal-fueled plant for electric power generation. This new type of plant-called an advanced or second-generation pressurized fluidized bed combustion (APFBC) plant-offers the promise of 45-percent efficiency (HHV), with emissions and a cost of electricity that are significantly lower than conventional pulverized-coal-fired plants with scrubbers. This paper summarizes the pilot plant R&D work being conducted to develop this new type of plant. Although pilot plant testing is still underway, preliminary estimates indicate the commercial plant Will perform better than originally envisioned. Efficiencies greater than 46 percent are now being predicted.

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OSTI as DE96002115

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  • 11. US-Korea joint workshop, Pittsburgh, PA (United States), 1-6 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96002115
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/21023--96/C0559
  • Report No.: CONF-9510235--1
  • Grant Number: AC21-86MC21023
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 125390
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624167

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Robertson, A. & Van Hook, J. Second generation PFB for advanced power generation, article, November 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624167/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.