Pingdingshan No. 8 Coal Mine: CMM Drainage and Utilization Project, China

Stage
idea
Sector
Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
China
Location
Pingdingshan Mining Area, Henan Province 
Description of Project
The Pingdingshan Coal Company wishes to extract, recover, and use CMM that is currently vented to the atmosphere, by employing the latest gob borehole technology at the Pingdingshan No. 8 mine. Eventually, the company will install 7 MW of power generation equipment. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
China
Instrumental Organizations
China Coal Information Institute (CCII)
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
 
Emissions reductions:
(MTCO2E)
200,000 MTCO2E per year 
Results and Outcomes
This project will ultimately result in methane emissions reductions by capturing and using otherwise wasted CMM from the No. 8 Pingdingshan coal mine. 
Additional Documentation
Coal_CH_Pingdingshan-Gobwell_poster.pdf (PDF)
Pingdingshan No. 8 Gobwell Expo Poster.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Liu

Last Name: Wenge

Organization Name: CCII

Email: liuwenge@coalinfo.net.cn

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity:

 

Description of In-Kind Support:

Comments
This project was featured at the Methane to Markets Partnership Expo in Beijing, China, held 30 October to 1 November 2007. 
Expo

Beijing