Improvement of Post-combustion CO2 Capture Process using Mechanical Vapor Recompression

기기적 증기 재압축 시스템을 적용한 연소 후 이산화탄소 포집공정 개선 연구

Jeong, Yeong Su;Jung, Jaeheum;Han, Chonghun

  • Received : 2015.12.07
  • Accepted : 2016.02.02
  • Published : 2016.02.29


In order to reduce the anthropogenic emission of greenhouse gases, CCS technology has emerged as the most promising and practical solution. Among CCS technology, post-combustion $CO_2$ capture is known as the most mature and effective process to remove $CO_2$ from power plant, but its energy consumption for chemical solvent regeneration still remains as an obstacle for commercialization. In this study, a process alternative integrating $CO_2$ capture with compression process is proposed which not only reduces the amount of thermal energy required for solvent regeneration but also produces $CO_2$ at an elevated pressure.


post-combustion $CO_2$ capture;mechanical vapor recompression;carbon capture and storage;process integration


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Supported by : Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA)