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How To Burn Coal Efficiently and Economically, and Meet Air Pollution Requirements--The Fluidized-Bed Combustion Process
EMD-80-12: Published: Nov 9, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1979.
The nation has the potential to reduce its dependence on imported oil through a process known as fluidized-bed combustion. This is the process of burning coal in a mixture of air and limestone generating heat and electricity more efficiently and economically than conventional coal-fired boilers with pollution control equipment. The concept is sound, but its reliability under industrial and utility...