Mobilization of heavy metals from fossil-fuelled power plants

potential ecological and biochemical implications.
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Commission of the European Communities , Luxembourg
StatementE. Sabbioni and L. Goetz.
SeriesEnvironment and quality of life, EUR 6998 EN
ContributionsGoetz, L., Commission of the European Communities. Joint Research Centre. Ispra Establishment.
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Open LibraryOL20909895M
ISBN 109282538397

Heavy metal content in power plant coals was determined by neutron activation analysis. The obtained data were the basis of an assessment of the mobilization of heavy metals by coal-fired power plants situated in the territory of the- Member States of the European by: A fossil fuel power station is a thermal power station which burns a fossil fuel, such as coal or natural gas, to produce fuel power stations have machinery to convert the heat energy of combustion into mechanical energy, which then operates an electrical prime mover may be a steam turbine, a gas turbine or, in small plants, a reciprocating gas engine.

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Taking into consideration the three conversion processes, thermal, mechanical and electrical, used to extract the energy from fossil fuels the overall efficiency of a modern fossil fuelled electrical power generating plant will be about 40%.

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Didcot power station, in Oxfordshire, has a dedicated rail link to supply the coal. Feb 13,  · They both use fuel to heat water and create steam which drives turbines that spin generators to produce electricity.

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Jan 15,  · Fossil-fuelled power stations (and nuclear, for that matter) have an efficiency of about 33%. In other words, about 1/3 of the heat energy released from the fuel gets turned into electricity.

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