How much coal is required to generate 1 MWH of electricity?

Mar 09, 2017 · The first part of the conversion is efficiency of the boiler and combustion. Typically, the efficiency of boilers is between 70 and 80% depending on how well the boiler is maintained and what type of boiler it is. Second part is the vapour cycle efficiency. It plays a major role in steam power plants.

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Agricultural Anaerobic Digesters: Design and Operation

Dec 01, 2016 · Hot water from a gas-fired standard cast-iron boiler (Figures 50, 51) was forced through the pipes by a circulation pump. The boiler was fired with LP gas for start-up and switched to biogas when production permitted. Thereafter, the boiler was operated on biogas entirely, except for its pilot light, which used LP gas continuously.

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