Posts tagged as coal

Renewable power generation leads to coal power stations closing

  The ongoing expansion of renewable energy is increasingly leading to reductions in the utilisation of conventional power plants. German power plant operator RWE Generation plans to shut down most of  its coal-fired power plants by 2017. Wholesale prices for electricity have been in freefall for some time, and are now at only around 3,5 Euro cent per […]

Adjustable, diffusing coal valve

  Combustion Technology offers the NT Series coal valve to balance coal pipes while also maintaining or creating a more homogenous coal distribution in the coal/air stream of the coal pipe, which is essential for optimising combustion.  The use of the NT valve allows for reduced NOx, unburned carbon in ash and CO, as well as […]

Pulverised coal sampler optimises combustion

  M&W Asketeknik offers the PFS-A, a portable instrument designed for sampling and measuring the flow of pulverised coal in fuel pipes between mills and burners, in accordance with ISO 9931. The sampler is introduced into the fuel pipe through an airlock (dustless connection) and the coal sample is collected in an exchangeable container attached […]