Brown Coal For Power Stations
The Energy Investment Company provides BR-1 and 2BR for power stations, as well as technology fir mixing it with steam coal. Approved specifications for SBK (0-100) mix of steam coal and lignite for pulverized burning and possibility of mixing coal at concentrating mills allow to reduce production cost of heat energy.
The main advantages of using a mix of steam and brown coal for power stations are as follows:
- Reasonable price for brown coal.
The price of brown coal is 3 times lower than the average price of steam coal.
- Better quality of steam and brown coal mix.
SBK (0-100) mix of steam and brown coal retains high calorific value and reduces the ash content.
- Reasonable cost of brown coal transportation.
Thanks to the unique location and well managed logistics, the Company is able to provide favorable shipment prices for brown coal from deposits to power stations that can be twice as low as on the market.
- Positive experience of using a mix of steam and brown coal at Ladyzhyn and Zaporizhya power stations.
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