Improving pulverized coal plant performance

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A major deliverable of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project ``Engineering Development of Advanced Coal-Fired Low-Emissions Boiler Systems`` (LEBS) is the design of a large, in this case 400 MWe, commercial generating unit (CGU) which will meet the Project objectives. The overall objective of the LEBS Project is to dramatically improve environmental performance of future pulverized coal fired power plants without adversely impacting efficiency or the cost of electricity. The DOE specified the use of near-term technologies, i.e., advanced technologies that partially developed, to reduce NO{sub x}, SO{sub 2} and particulate emissions to be substantially less than current NSPS ... continued below

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Regan, J.W.; Borio, R.W.; Palkes, M.; Mirolli, M.; Wesnor, J.D. & Bender, D.J. December 31, 1995.

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A major deliverable of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project ``Engineering Development of Advanced Coal-Fired Low-Emissions Boiler Systems`` (LEBS) is the design of a large, in this case 400 MWe, commercial generating unit (CGU) which will meet the Project objectives. The overall objective of the LEBS Project is to dramatically improve environmental performance of future pulverized coal fired power plants without adversely impacting efficiency or the cost of electricity. The DOE specified the use of near-term technologies, i.e., advanced technologies that partially developed, to reduce NO{sub x}, SO{sub 2} and particulate emissions to be substantially less than current NSPS limits. In addition, air toxics must be in compliance and waste must be reduced and made more disposable. The design being developed by the ABB Team is projected to meet all the contract objectives and to reduce emission of NO{sub x}, SO{sub 2} and particulates to one-fifth to one-tenth NSPS limits while increasing net station efficiency significantly and reducing the cost of electricity. This design and future work are described in the paper.

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OSTI as DE96010630

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  • International joint power generation conference and exposition, Minneapolis, MN (United States), 8-12 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96010630
  • Report No.: CONF-951010--3
  • Grant Number: AC22-92PC92159
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 237334
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669545

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Regan, J.W.; Borio, R.W.; Palkes, M.; Mirolli, M.; Wesnor, J.D. & Bender, D.J. Improving pulverized coal plant performance, article, December 31, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669545/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.