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In Situ Combustion of Coal for Energy.

Authors
Chaiken-RF
Source
NTIS: PB 241-892 :12 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001614
Abstract
A concept of efficient thermal energy generation through the in situ combustion of coal and the onsite conversion of that energy to electricity is discussed and shown to offer distinct advantages in the utilization of U.S. coal reserves. Analysis of data from previous underground coal gasification projects suggests that coal can be efficiently burned underground and that the burning process should be maintainable for time periods sufficient to power a commercial electricity generation plant.
Publication Date
19740101
Document Type
IH;
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB-241892
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
TPR 84
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB 241-892
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