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, available, overview.
- Strategic Analysis of the Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage 2009 - report released by the Global CCS Institute, benchmarks current CCS technologies and summarises current projects and regulations. Estimated prices for carbon capture place oxy-fuel technology as the cheapest option, but also the least demonstrated at scale.
- Carbon Capture & Storage: Assessing the Economics - 2008 report by McKinsey & Company examining the economics of CCS with rising carbon prices and technology demonstration.
- Climate Change Report 2007 - Latest Assessment Report from IPCC
- Future CO2 Capture Technology Options for the Canadian Market 2007 - Technoeconomic report released by the UK's BERR Department assessing the cost of electricity for different coal types and process options including oxy-fuel.
- Pulverised Coal Oxycombustion Power Plants - US Department of Energy's NETL 2007 Technoeconomic report for Bituminous Coal to Electricity using a range of oxy-fuel configurations.
- The Future of Coal - MIT 2007 study on the role of coal in a world where CO2 emissions constraints are adopted to mitigate global climate change
- IEA World Energy Outlook 2007 - Latest publicly available report on rising population demand and the expected 55% increase in world energy demands between 2005 and 2030.
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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