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Title: Apparatus and method of controlling the thermal performance of an oxygen-fired boiler

Disclosed herein is a method of controlling the operation of an oxy-fired boiler; the method comprising combusting a fuel in a boiler; producing a heat absorption pattern in the boiler; discharging flue gases from the boiler; recycling a portion of the flue gases to the boiler; combining a first oxidant stream with the recycled flue gases to form a combined stream; splitting the combined stream into several fractions; and introducing each fraction of the combined stream to the boiler at different points of entry to the boiler.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1379206
Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH NETL
Patent Number(s):
9,752,773
Application Number:
13/298,147
Contract Number:
NT0005290
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Nov 16
Research Org:
GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH, Baden, CH (Switzerland)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS

Works referenced in this record:

Combustion apparatus
patent-application, November 2008

Convective Section Combustion
patent-application, April 2010