Development of CO2 Emission Factor by Fuel and CO2 analysis at Sub-bituminous Fired Power Plant

연료와 CO2 농도분석을 이용한 아역청탄 화력발전소의 온실가스 배출계수 개발

Jeon, Eui-Chan;Sa, Jae-Hwan

  • Received : 2010.02.09
  • Accepted : 2010.03.20
  • Published : 2010.04.30


The main purpose of this study was to develop the greenhouse gas emission factor for power plant using sub-bituminous coal. In Korea, Fired power plant are a major source of greenhouse gases within the fossil fuel combustion sectors, thus the development of emission factors is necessary to understand the characteristics of the national specific greenhouse gas emission and to develop nation specific emission factors. These emission factors were derived from the $CO_2$ concentrations measurement from stack and fuel analysis of sub-bituminous coal. Caloric value of sub-bituminous coal used in the power plants were 5,264 (as received basis), 5,936 (air-dried basis) and 6,575 kcal/kg (dry basis). The C emission factors by fuel analysis and $CO_2$ concentration measurement was estimated to be 26.7(${\pm}0.9$), 26.3(${\pm}2.8$)tC/MJ, respectively. Our estimates of C emission factors were comparable with IPCC default value.


carbon dioxide;sub-bituminous;greenhouse gas emission factor;climate change


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Grant : 온실가스 인벤토리 및 기후변화 정책 고급인력 양성

Supported by : 한국에너지자원기술기획평가원