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How We Get Energy From Waste

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h.p. hot waterflow & return district heating capacity boiler boiler heatexchanger refusebunker ram residue for disposal metals ash metal for reclamation ash forrecycling forceddraft air boiler 850ºC 140ºC 270ºC secondaryair economiser magnetic metalextractor venturireactor hydratedlime activatedcarbon steam 208ºC at 17.5bar reverse jet bag filter induceddraftfan cleanfluegas steam turbine generator 12.9Mw electricity supply to national grid 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1