Apart from the Asia-Pacific Partnership, the status and progress of oxy-fuel research and technology development is detailed in international conferences and events. Specifically, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Greenhouse Gas Programme arranges the Oxy-fuel Combustion Network, the first being in Cottbus, Germany, in 2006, the second in Windsor, Connecticut, USA in 2007, and the third in Yokohama, Japan, in 2008. The web sites of these meetings include details of all the international demonstrations.

Recent reviews detail the status of the technology and research which has been done, as follows:

  • B.J.P. Buhre, L.K. Elliott, C.D. Sheng, R.P. Gupta, and T.F. Wall, Oxy-Fuel Combustion Technology For Coal-Fired Power Generation, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 31, 283-307, 2005.
  • T. F. Wall, Combustion processes for carbon capture, Invited plenary lecture and review, 31st International Symposium on Combustion, University of Heidelberg, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, 31, 31-47, 2007.
  • Terry Wall, Yinghui Liu, Chris Spero, Liza Elliott, Sameer Khare, Renu Rathnam, Farida Zeenathal, Behdad Moghtaderi, Bart Buhre, Changdong Scheng, Raj Gupta, Toshihiko Yamada, Keiji Makino, Jianglong Yu, An overview on oxyfuel coal combustion—state of the art research and technology development, Chemical Engineering Research and Design (ChERD), Volume 87, Issue 8, Pages 1003-1016, 2009.
  • Terry Wall, "Coal based oxy-fuel: towards application", Panel on Oxy-fuel Operation at the Industrial Scale, presented to the 34th International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel systems, Clearwater, USA, 1st June 2009.
  • Terry Wall, Rohan Stanger, Yinghui Liu, "Oxyfuel Technology for Carbon Capture and Storage Critical Clean Coal Technology - Interim Support", ACARP Report No. C17060A, December 2009.
  • Rohan Stanger and Terry Wall, "Sulphur impacts during pulverised coal combustion in oxy-fuel technology for carbon capture and storage", Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Article in Press, available online 10th May 2010
  • Robert Davidson and Stanley Santos,  "Oxyfuel combustion of pulverised coal", IEA Clean Coal Centre, published 6th August 2010, availableoverview.

External Reports

Useful Links

Some conferences have a major oxy-fuel focus, particularly the annual Clearwater Coal Conference the International Pittsburgh Coal Conferences. Useful conference web sites include:

Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate

IEA Greenhouse Gas Programme Oxy-fuel Combustion Network

International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems, The Clearwater Coal Conference

The International Pittsburgh Coal Conference

Other useful sites are:

The Global CCS Institute

McKinsey & Company: Climate Change Special Initiative

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