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Press Release

Oxygen-Blown IGCC with CO2 Capture Demonstration Project Begins

-Aiming for 40% Net Thermal Efficiency with a 90% CO2 Capture Rate-
April  4,2016
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

In order to reduce the CO2 emissions significantly from coal-fired thermal power plants, this fiscal year NEDO has begun a demonstration project for an oxygen-blown integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) with CO2 capture by installing CO2 capture equipment at an existing oxygen-blown IGCC demonstration test facility.

This demonstration project aims to achieve a net thermal efficiency of 40% (higher heating value basis) even on condition of a 90% CO2 capture rate, which is the same efficiency level of current pulverized coal-fired thermal power plants without CO2 capture.

  • Figure: Integrated Coal Gasification Fuel Cell Combined Cycle (IGFC) <br />Demonstration Project Overview
    Figure: Integrated Coal Gasification Fuel Cell Combined Cycle (IGFC)
    Demonstration Project Overview

For more information, please contact:

(Regarding this News Release)
NEDO Environment Department
Contact Persons: Yamamoto, Zaima
Tel: +81-44-520-5293­