volume 4, issue 1, P9 2016
DOI: 10.3390/technologies4010009
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Abstract: Abstract:The methodology of life-cycle assessment was applied in order to evaluate the environmental performance of a hypothetical Saskatchewan lignite-fueled Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) electricity generation, with and without pre-combustion carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) capture from a full life-cycle perspective. The emphasis here is placed on environmental performance associated with air contaminants of the comparison between IGCC systems (with and without CO 2 capture) and a competing lignite p…

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