Supercritical power plants - Definition, glossary, details

Supercritical power plants operate at higher temperatures resulting in higher efficiencies and lower emissions than a traditional subcritical power plant. The efficiency of a thermodynamic process of a coal fired power plant describes how much of the energy is fed is converted to electrical energy. The greater the output from the power plant, the higher is the efficiency. The benefits of a supercritical power plant includes-   Reduction in fuel costs due to increased efficiency   Reduction in CO2 emissions   Much reduced nitrogen, sulphur oxides and particulate emissions   Compatible for biomass co-firing   Retrofitting of carbon capture technology is easier

Other Terms

Sleipner gas field Supercritical and Ultra-supercritical boiler combustion Slash and Burn
Saline Aquifers Stripper Soil Carbon
Soil Carbon Sequestration Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) Structured Adsorbent
Smart Grid Super Grid

Power Plant CCS - Glossary

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