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Coal-fired power stations

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Thermal coal-fired power stations currently provide approximately 40% of the world's electricity and 30% of the world's generating capacity. Approximately 83% of all coal demand is thermal coal, and 61% of primary coal energy is consumed in power stations. Notwithstanding alternatives in coal gasification, coal-to-liquids, and chemical looping technologies, the future of coal in the 21st century depends largely on the future of coal combustion for power generation. This chapter provides a tec...

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10.1039/9781788010115-00058

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
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Author
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Host title:
Issues in Environmental Science and Technology
Publication date:
2017-10-02
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9781782628606
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pubs:809105
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uuid:1cc64be4-90b3-42cb-a69b-32b813ab20c9
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pubs:809105
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809105
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2019-06-03

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