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# Benefits of Fluidized Bed Combustion

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Which is a benefit of using fluidized bed combustion to burn coal at an electric power plant?

A

Fluidized bed combustion operates at a higher temperature and will generate hotter steam to run the turbine.

B

Power plants using fluidized bed combustion emit less mercury into the environment.

C

If limestone is used in the fluidized bed, the $SO_x$ emissions will be reduced.

D

It is a more efficient way to burn coal and can generate 50% more electricity​.

E

Fluidized beds act as a carbon capture system and remove 85% of the carbon dioxide emissions.