The Potential for Cofiring Eucalyptus in Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants in Brazil in the Stage of Rio Grande Do Sul

B.S. Hoffmann, A. Szklo & R. Schaeffer
Brazil has favorable edaphoclimatic conditions for the cultivation of biomass for energy. On the other hand, the country plans to expand its thermal power park using fossil fuels, including coal. This paper investigates the potential of cofiring eucalyptus from energy forests in power plants based on Brazilian low rank coal from the main deposits in the South of Brazil. The technical limits of adding woody biomass to a fluidized bed boiler running on Brazilian coal...