Nature protection technologies

3.7.6. Challenges, Opportunities and ways of solving the problem on ashes from TPP’s in India: A successful mission mode approach

Part 3. ASH AND SLAG HANDLING

3.7. Analytics

3.7.6. Challenges, Opportunities and ways of solving the problem on ashes from TPP’s in India: A successful mission mode approach

Dr. Vimal Kumar, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

Coal has remained the main source of energy (65…75 %) for electric power generation in India. High ash content (about 45 %) of Indian coals along with massive plans to put up additional power stations has increased exponentially the generation of fly ash in India over last two decades and the trend is expected to continue.