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Carbon Capture and Storage © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a combination of technologies designed to prevent the release of CO2 generated through conventional power generation and industrial production...

CCS Oxyfueling cement kilns © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

CCS is a new technology, not yet proven at the industrial scale in cement production, but potentially promising. CO2 is captured as it is emitted, compressed to a liquid...

Combined Heat and power (CHP): small-scale small cogeneration system

Co-generation is the combined production of useful thermal energy and electricity (Combined Heat and Power, CHP) from the same primary fuel. CHP can take on many forms and encompasses a range of...

Hybrid Technology © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Hybrid technology systems combine two or more technologies with the aim to achieve efficient systems. Possible combinations are: wind-solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid systems, wind-diesel hybrid...

Integrated gasification combined-cycle tampa integrated combined cycle coal plant

Coal gasification technology, often referred to as Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC), is the process of gasifying coal to produce electricity. The coal is gasified by burning finely-...

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in transport LPG powerd car (source: http://www.freefoto.com/preview/29-58-7?ffid=29-58-7)

Liquefied Petrol Gas (LPG) is a widely used alternative fuel. It has substantial reserves due to its dual origins from natural gas processing and crude oil refining. Liquefied Petrol Gas (LPG)...

Pulverised Coal Combustion with higher efficiency supercritical coal plant

Pulverised coal power plants account for about 97% of the world's coal-fired capacity. The conventional types of this technology have an efficiency of around 35%. For a higher efficiency of the...

Scrap preheating for iron and steel © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Steel is by far the world’s most important metal, with a global production of 1120 Million Metric ton (MMt) in 2009 (Worldsteel, 2010). In september 2010 the most important steel...

Smart grid © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The smart grid is the state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art technology for electrical system that can sensibly execute the operations to all interconnected elements -­‐ from generator to consumers. Smart grid...

Vehicle and fuel technologies © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This article describes a broad range of vehicle and fuel technologies for motorised transport that are currently available or in development. Their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages...

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