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Coal Gasification at Polk Power Station

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Tampa Electric Polk Power Station General Manager, Mark Hornick explains the integrated gasification combined cycle, a method that uses exhaust to create additional electricity. At the Polk Power Station they use exhaust from coal that is heated up, along with oxygen, and are able to create power. This video goes in depth to describe the integrated gasification combined cycle, and uses diagrams to explain how the machinery works. Mark Hornick also explains the benefits to using an integrated gasification combined cycle.