2,  Plant Renovation Project
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Power Plant:       3  Power Plant Choices    3a  Pilot Plant Power Drop  CCS:  3b  Natural Gas    3c Hybrid CO2  Nuclear:  3d  GA 1,560F    3e  NuScale 550F    3f  ThorCon 1,300F    3g  Terrestrial  1,300F 

Fuel Feedstock:  4  Hydrogen and Steam Generators      5  Biomass Preparation      6  Plasma Torch Biomass Gasifier     
Refinery:             7  Biosynfuel Refinery      8 Biosynthetic Fuels     
8a Cellulosic E85 BioEthanol     8b Cellulosic M70 BioMethanol     8c Cellulosic BioDiesel     8d Green Hydrogen

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Plant Renovation Project


The coal power plant the author has in mind is a relatively new small single 50 megaWatt unit located in a rural portion of a Northern Midwest state.



Few coal power plants are as dirty and as ugly as environmentalists like to portray.


Footnotes & Links

Generator buildings are clearly defined by local and national building and electrical codes, supplemented by constraints from the relevant equipment manufacturers, and, in the case of powering the electric generators from a nuclear reactor, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

At first, your author thought that simply converting coal burning boilers to submarine-like steam generators would be a fast and cheap way to decarbonize the generation of electricity. 

Not so, as this paper points out:  The Hook-ons.pdf   



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