ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF GREEN AMMONIA ROLE IN UKRAINIAN ENERGY SECTOR

Keywords: ammonia, energy, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, emissions, pollutants

Abstract

Ammonia production using traditional Haber-Bosch technology using natural gas or coal emits large amounts of carbon dioxide and consumes a significant amount of electricity, its generation consumes a lot of fossil fuel and produces a large amount of emissions of pollutants and CO2. The transition to the production of "green" ammonia with the help of electricity from renewable energy sources and nuclear power plants will require a significant increase in their capacity. This will not only avoid CO2 emissions from NH3 production, but also avoid emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases at thermal power plants by replacing their capacity with "green" capacity. Ammonia as a fuel has environmental advantages over traditional fuels, as it does not emit dust, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. Only nitrogen oxides are formed, the emissions of which are reduced by the use of selective reduction technologies. Promising combustion of mixtures of ammonia and hydrogen. Co-combustion of coal and ammonia in existing boilers can significantly reduce emissions of pollutants and CO2. Bibl. 18, fig. 2, table. 2.

Author Biographies

I.A. Volchyn, Thermal Energy Technology Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Doctor of Sciences (Engineering)

A.O. Yasynetskyi, Thermal Energy Technology Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

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Published
2022-06-17
How to Cite
Volchyn, I., Yasynetskyi, A., & Przybylski, W. (2022). ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF GREEN AMMONIA ROLE IN UKRAINIAN ENERGY SECTOR. Energy Technologies & Resource Saving, (2), 76-83. https://doi.org/10.33070/etars.2.2022.07
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Environment protection

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