Olive Kernel and RDF Co-firing with Greek Lignite in Drop Tube Pulverized Fuel Furnace

E. Karampinis, P. Vounatsos, M. Agraniotis, P. Grammelis, E. Kakaras, A. Fuller, J. Maier, M. Pagano & G. Scheffknecht
The purpose of the current work is to present the experimental results from co-firing tests performed at a 20 kWth drop tube pulverized fuel furnace installed at the Institute of Combustion and Power plant Technology (IFK), University of Stuttgart. High ash and moisture low rank lignite utilized in the Megalopolis power plant in Greece was used as the main fuel. Olive kernel produced from a olive mill and drying plant, in the vicinity of the...