Pingdingshan No. 4 Coal Mine: VAM to Energy Project, China

Stage
idea
Sector
Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
China
Location
Pingdingshan Coal Mining Area, Henan Province 
Description of Project
The project involves installing an advanced, 6-MW ventilation air methane (VAM) oxidizer and electricity generation equipment at the No. 4 coal mine in Pingdingshan. The estimated investment to construct this project is $20 million USD.  
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)
400,000 MTCO2E per year 
Results and Outcomes
This project will ultimately result in methane emissions reductions by capturing and using otherwise wasted CMM from the Pingdingshan No. 4 coal mine. 
Additional Documentation
Coal_CH_Pingdingshan-VAM_poster.pdf (PDF)
Pingdingshan No. 4 VAM 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