The 7th international conference on clean coal technologies
Held in Krakow, the 7th international conference on clean coal technologies (CCT2015) welcomed 200 delegates from 30 different countries, and featured a diverse mix of key coal industry players, government institutes, and universities. Organisations represented included:
Alstom, ABB, MHPS, Shenhua, EDF China, EDF Poland, Tauron, Polish Energy Group, Amec Foster Wheeler, Hyundai, Enel, KEPCO, Rafako, Sasol, Sandvik, Air Liquide, Neuco, Nalco, Promecon, MAL, Iskenderum Enerji (Turkey), Energy Industries of Ohio, OKD (Czechia), North East Electric Power (China) IEA, US DOE, NETL, Canmet, CSIRO , EPPEI (China), HUST (China), CETI (Ukraine), KIER (Korea), KIIT (Korea), ENEA (Italy), IFK Stuttgart, Juelich, VGB Powertech, NTNU (Norway), University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), CSIC (Spain), University of Edinburgh (UK), ICPC (Poland) and many others...
Three full days of three parallel sessions covered a huge range of topics in coal research, with recent developments in flexible plant, NOx controls, and carbon capture at the forefront. The full programme can be obtained from the event site. The conference included a trip to Tauron's pioneering supercritical CFB boiler and CO2 capture pilot at Lagsiza Power Station, and a dinner in the famous Wielizcka salt mine.