CCT Program Accomplishments

Over the past 15 to 20 years, the Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program has successfully demonstrated technologies that [50]:

• Increase efficiency and reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants and industrial facilities;

• Expand the number of options, such as fluidized-bed boilers and gasifiers, available for the clean use of coal;

• Produce coal-based fuels that burn cleaner and help reduce emissions.

Many of the technologies that have been demonstrated under this Program are now in commercial use. Table 7-3 lists the 38 projects discussed in the previous section and those projects considered commercial successes to date are noted. Commercial success is considered if domestic or international

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