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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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A Modeled Carbon Emission Analysis Of Rampal Power Plant In Bangladesh And A Review Of Carbon Reduction Technologies

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AUTHOR(S)

Gour Chand Mazumder, Md. Habibur Rahman, Saiful Huque, Nasif Shams

 

KEYWORDS

Rampal power plant, Sundarbans, Carbon-emission, Green- house-gas, Sequestration, reduction, Carbon-Capture.

 

ABSTRACT

today’s most important concern of Bangladesh is power generation. Government has planned a 1320 MW coal-fired power station at Rampal near Sundarbans. Environmentalists have indicated that this plant will face environmental issues. So we tried finding the capability of Sundarbans to face carbon emissions. We figured out approximate carbon emission of that power plant using an arbitrary operational model. We found 3.16MKg of carbon emission daily. We used mangrove’s carbon sequestration rate to calculate the carbon tolerance level of Sundarbans and found approximately 4.2 MKg of carbon per day.The amount of emission we found here is marginal with the ability of Sundarbans as it is already contributing to sequester carbon from other sources. We studied and showed technology wise carbon reductions. It is possible to reduce 90% to 95% carbon emissioby using these technologies. We recommend these advanced technologies to ensure sundarbans' environmental safety.

 

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