An initiative for alternative fuels co-processing in the cement kiln

At Dalla Cement Factory a conscientious initiative to search for opportunities to utilize hazardous and non-hazardous industrial/domestic waste from nearby areas as alternative fuels has been taken. The company has been making concerted efforts to increase the Thermal Substitution Rate (TSR) up to 5 % by 2016 and target to achieve 20 % up to 2020.

1 Introduction

The energy crises and fast depleting natural resources have become a matter of great concern and have created awareness all over the world. The global impact of the cement industry is to use alternative fuels for the substitution of fossil fuel, the reduction of CO2 emissions, to improve the sustainability of the environment and to preserve natural resources.

In pursuit of the above objectives a conscientious initiative has been taken at Dalla Cement Factory (DCF) to explore the availability of multiple alternative fuels, hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste, bio mass etc....

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