TG Power Plant By-products

This page provides a closed user group myVGB, committee and panel members can sign in.

Tasks

  • Impact of European and national regulations and laws on the utilisation of coal combustion products (CCPs) and the treatment of waste and secondary fuels in power plants
  • Technical standardisation of CCPs
  • Handling, transportation and storage of CCPs
  • Evaluation of test methods for systems and materials 
  • Impact of co-combustion of biomass and waste on the properties of CCPs 
  • Identification of applications for CCPs from power plants 
  • Initiation and supervision of research projects to develop new possible fields of application for CCPs 
  • Compilation of statistic data regarding the production and utilisation of CCPs 
  • Exchange of experience for controlling and safeguarding of product quality 
  • Preparation of instruction sheets, guidelines and manuals on quality assurance, handling, storage and utilization of CCPs 
  • Organisation of conferences and events
  • Construction Products Directive/Declanation of Performance
  • Information to Coal Combustion Products and REACH

Service

  • Consulting regarding
    • utilization of CCPs
    • product optimization
    • licensing procedures
  • R&D projects supported by the Technical Committee:
  • Finished research project (selection)
    Project-No. Brief Description
    245 Use of Hard Coal Fly Ash as Concrete to Avoid a Damaging Alkali-silica Reaction with Alkali-sensitive Aggregates (2006)
    270 Influence of Fly Ash on the Durability of the Surface Texture of Concrete for Road Construction (2007)
    310 Production of Air-entrained Fly Ash Concrete with Plasticising Concrete Admixtures (2010)
    330 Frost Resistance of Fly Ash Concrete (XF2)
  • Current research projects (selection)
    Project-No. Brief Description
    287 Detailed Investigations of the Sulphate Resistance of Fly Ash Concrete
    300 Avoidance of Alkali Reactions by Fly Ash - Examinations of Concretes During Long-term Storage
    323 Avoidance of Alkali Silica Reaction by Fly Ash due to External Alkali Supply
    329 Alcali-Silica-Reaction Performance Test for Fly Ash Concrete
    336 Further Investigations of the Sulphate Resistance of Fly Ash Concrete
    344 Avoidance of Alkali Reactions by Fly Ash - Examinations of Concretes During Long-term Storage
    349 Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) - Effect of Prestorage Time on Fly Ash Concrete in 40 and 60°C Concrete Performance Test
    Here you can find all ongoing and concluded research projects for Environmental Technology, Chemistry, Safety and Health supported by VGB.

Current Topics

  • Production and Utilisation of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) in Germany in 2014

    Production and Utilisation of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) in Germany in 2014

    Download the VGB statistic here:
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