In almost all power plants the steam of the water-steam cycle has to be cooled down by surface water. When a cooling tower is used for this purpose, the recirculating water has to be treated to avoid the deposition of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) in the circuit, which is harmful for the installation and reduces its performances.

19-08: Use of Carbon Dioxide as Antiscalant for Cooling Water Circuits

  • Christophe Vanschepdael, Engie Laborelec