Control challenges faced by the Flexiburn project incorporating CFB, supercritical once through steam cycle, flexible fuels and air or Oxy firing with CO2 sequestration in a CCS power plant

Ken Slaven, Ricardo Requena Perez, Jari Lappalainen, Antti Tourunen, Jenö Kovács

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    Abstract

    This poster outlines the nature of the control challenges presented by the Flexiburn FP7 project which involves the full utilisation of a new circulating fluidized bed (CFB) design and process advancements combining a supercritical, once through, steam cycle with the CFB boiler and an air separation unit together with a CO2 sequestration unit for CCS. The process is capable of utilizing a wide range of fuels including various coals, biomass and other renewable sources, merging this with a flexible operation incorporating both air-firing and oxy-firing modes. The key to success of such a varying and challenging operating environment is a control system capable of dealing with all of the changing process dynamics to ensure that stability and plant efficiency is maintained.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    Event2nd Oxyfuel Combustion Conference, OCC2 - Queensland, Australia
    Duration: 12 Sep 201116 Sep 2011
    Conference number: 2

    Conference

    Conference2nd Oxyfuel Combustion Conference, OCC2
    Abbreviated titleOCC2
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    CityQueensland
    Period12/09/1116/09/11

    Keywords

    • power plant
    • oxyfuel
    • CFB
    • CCS

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