Oxy-fuel Combustion for Environmentally Sound Energy Production

Farooq Sher, Hao Liu, Chenggong Sun, Colin Snape

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Abstract

The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. The current warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is very likely human-induced. Ever since the industrial revolution began about 150 years ago, man-made activities have added significant quantities of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the largest contributor, accounting for more than 63% of the total that contributes to global warming. Oxy-fuel combustion has been recognized as a promising technology for CO2 capture as it produces a high CO2 concentration flue gas. Combustion of pure biomass in an oxy-fuel power plant could yield a significant, additional CO2 reduction, or even lead to negative emissions of CO2 from power production.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventLINK15 Postgrad Research Conference - East MIdlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 20 Jul 201520 Jul 2015
https://www.su.nottingham.ac.uk/events/12371/7281/

Conference

ConferenceLINK15 Postgrad Research Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityNottingham
Period20/07/1520/07/15
Internet address

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Pollution

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    Sher, F., Liu, H., Sun, C., & Snape, C. (2015). Oxy-fuel Combustion for Environmentally Sound Energy Production. Abstract from LINK15 Postgrad Research Conference, Nottingham, United Kingdom.