Coal Fired Power Plants - Turbines

Below you will find the calculations on how we formulated the figure of equivalent cars globally.

Calculation A  
   
Calculate Pump Time  
500 Total Number of Rotating Equipment Per Site
5% Proportion Turbines
25 Total Number of Turbines Per Site
90% Utilisation
7,884 Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Turbine
197,100 Total Turbine Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage  
100% % Turbines
25 Turbines per site
90 kg/hr LP steam loss per turbine
709,560 kg/year per turbine
0.18 kg CO2 eq per unit
129,140 kg/year CO2 eq per turbine
28 cars/year per turbine
3,228,498 kg CO2 eq per refinery
702 cars per refinery
   
Scale Up For Global Usage  
4,048 global number of sites
13,068,959,904 kg CO2 eq
2,841,078 total number of equivalent cars globally

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