Addressing the India Energy Congress here, Jaiswal stated that the move of the government towards adopting Gross Calorific Value (GCV) based grading and pricing of thermal coals in place of the earlier Useful Heat Value (UHV) based system is a step forward towards this direction.
What does GCV stand for?
GCV stands for Gross Calorific Value
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- Global Configuration Variable
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The average in-place coal gross calorific value is 3,306 kcal/kg.
At the bottom line, the CHP unit delivers a total efficiency of at least 95% The electrical output is infinitely variable between 50-100%, while the utilisation rate in terms of the gross calorific value is at or above 95% at all times.
Gross Calorific Value of coal produced at NAD is typically 5,300 - 5,500 kcal / kg (adb).
This type of coal includes anthracite and bituminous coal with gross calorific value of more than 23,865 kJ/kg (5700 kcal/kg) but lower than that of coking coal.
Gross calorific values are very high, indicating the coal can be classified as bituminous thermal coal.