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Pickard, S; Daood, SS; Nimmo, W; Lord, R; Pourkashanian, M (2013)
Publisher: Elsevier
Journal: Energy Procedia
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Energy(all)
As demand for electricity and atmospheric CO concentrations rise technologies that reduce the environmental impact of generating electricity are sought. Within the many options a combination of co-firing of biomass and carbon capture and storage (Bio-CCS) could present a negative-emission process. This work investigates co-firing of a novel brownfield and two conventional greenfield biomass reserves with coal in oxygen-enriched conditions which may enhance the efficiency of post-combustion capture units. A 20kW furnace is used to assess combustion characteristics in a range of scenarios. Results suggest oxidant staging during oxygen-enriched co-firing can exhibit lower NO emissions while achieving high combustion efficiencies.
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