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Radian Corporation to C. The interactions between S02 and N0x must be further defined to establish optimum overall performance.

Removal Percentage i,uri’ 5. These facilities are capable of performing tests at a wide variety of operating conditions in configurations ranging from the conventional bubbling bed to the circulating bed. PFBC has the potential to have the lowest bus-bar energy cost of any near-term coal utilization option for electrical power 23 generation.

The absolute value of any single cost estimate is accurate only to within the error bands specified above. Low fluidizing velocity for lower wear of bed bioler. In the Battelle multi-solid AFBC, the entrained bed can be recycled to the combustion zone at different rates.

Interest on working capital is based on a 10 percent interest rate.

The operators of these AFBC boilers were contacted to obtain specific information concerning the operation of and emissions from these boilers. Provide original design for Rlvesvllle unit listed below.


The FGD system specified for this analysis is the lime spray drying system.


Operation of the A lower bed at sub-stoichiometric air rates reduces NO formation; char in the A upper bed enhances the rate of NOX reduction reactions. Earlier theories maintaining that corrosion in traditional bubbling beds would not be significant because of the low-temperature operation of the combustion zone have been rejected. Recycle also permits attrition of the limestone particle which further enhances S02 absorption and limestone utilization. All operarion part of this material is then fed back to the fluidized bed.

Higher superficial velocities result in turbulence and better mixing. The plant has burned a variety of coals.

The Beulah low-sodium lignite demonstrated better sulfur retention characteristics than the San Miguel lignite despite the higher inherent alkali-to-sulfur ratio of the latter.

Atmospheric Fluidised Bed Combustion Boiler (AFBC)

operatiom The ITAR “best system” design basis was formulated from information and data available in the time frame. Modifications to the conventional bubbling bed have resulted in the following design concepts which also affect S02 emissions: PHf Control” Control6 Control 19 1.

A complete description of the model is contained in Appendix C of Reference 7. However, at this time, the impact of freeboard height on S02 removal is not defined well enough to make a quantitative adjustment.

Fifteenth Symposium on Combustion. This results in 80 to 90 percent sulfation of calcium. To be significantly favored over competing S02 control options, the algorithm costing analysis indicates that FBC systems should be approximately 15 percent less expensive on an annual cost basis.


Washington, DC 3. Factors recommended in Reference 4. However, the general trend is still apparent. Deposits on combustion zone surfaces also occur. The limestone is added for S02 removal. The annual cost differences between options do not exceed 15 percent, which is within the overall accuracy of the annual cost estimates.

Generally, water with high total dissolved solids IDS is used once-through to generate this steam. It should be noted that the specifications for the coal types in this table are the bolier as those used in the FBC-ITAR and this report.

Only coal-fired boilers have been assessed since S02 emission limits will have their greatest impact on FBC boielr operating on this fuel. The research in the pilot programs is generally directed at the fundamental properties, rates, and mechanisms of AFBC systems as well as testing the feasibility of using low-grade fuels and alternate sorbents.

This factor is based on variability analyses of coal sulfur emissions data obtained from ‘ operating industrial boilers. The large macropores have high chemical reactivity due to their high surface-to-volume ratio. As a result, FBC cost competitiveness decreases as boiler size increases, except in the case noted above. This system was chosen over other FGD systems e. Plant C features a conventional bubbling bed with solids recycle.