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The amount of waste from combustion of coal is decreasing, particularly in recent years, as a result of the decreasing use of coal for electricity generation. The largest source is the Šoštanj Thermal Power Plant. Most of the waste is used as filling material in mines.


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Figure EN07-1: Residues from the coal combustion for energy production, by source, 2002-2015
Sources: 
Slovenian Environment Agency (2017)
; Energy efficiency centre, Jožef Stefan Institute (2017)
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Total

Ljubljana Combined Heat and Power Plant

Trbovlje Thermal Power Plant

Šoštanj Thermal Power Plant

2002

1350.11

10.37

209.71

1130.03

2003

1322.52

11.94

204.34

1106.24

2004

1303.65

17.18

181.20

1105.27

2005

1173.54

18.53

180.06

974.95

2006

1248.82

13.54

279.50

955.77

2007

1167.82

15.19

239.87

912.76

2008

1262.90

17.05

199.00

1046.86

2009

1293.56

14.15

253.18

1026.23

2010

1164.16

15.84

153.93

994.40

2011

1217.96

14.87

203.93

999.16

2012

1007.16

13.04

104.35

889.77

2013

767.38

13.33

51.08

702.97

2014

567.01

11.80

8.80

546.41

2015

739.83

11.53

0

728.30

Figure EN07-2: Residues from the coal combustion for energy production, by type, 2002-2015
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Gypsum (from flue gas desulphurisation)

Fly ash

Slag

2002

1350.11

400.14

741.90

208.06

2003

1322.52

403.63

731.51

187.38

2004

1303.65

405.72

718.17

179.76

2005

1173.54

340.70

654.97

177.87

2006

1248.82

480.30

603.86

164.66

2007

1167.82

414.66

587.23

165.93

2008

1262.90

477.59

632.80

152.51

2009

1293.56

481.35

650.38

161.84

2010

1164.16

486.79

530.51

146.86

2011

1217.96

494.14

640.35

83.47

2012

1007.16

324.45

536.94

145.78

2013

767.38

282.99

400.33

84.07

2014

555.21

193.62

317.23

44.36

2015

728.30

249.57

396.60

82.13

Figure EN07-3: Waste management of coal combustion residues, 2002-2015
Sources: 
Slovenian Environment Agency (2017)
; Energy efficiency centre, Jožef Stefan Institute (2017)
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TOTAL

Disposal

Temporary storage

Filing material in mines and at construction works

Utilization based on the substance's properties (cement, concrete, gypsum)

2002

1350.11

174.33

0

1174.67

1.10

2003

1320.58

168.89

5.80

1134.75

11.13

2004

1286.48

111.69

2.72

1134.99

37.07

2005

1155.01

118.21

0.52

839.54

196.73

2006

1235.27

178.42

0

819.60

237.25

2007

1152.63

148.54

0.57

807.37

196.15

2008

1262.90

93.23

0.26

939.57

229.84

2009

1293.56

14.15

0

893.97

385.44

2010

1164.16

15.84

0

830.51

317.82

2011

1217.96

14.87

0.19

853.02

349.88

2012

1007.16

34.21

0.14

857.32

115.49

2013

767.38

13.33

0.13

666.89

87.03

2014

567.01

11.80

0.07

512.92

42.22

2015

739.83

11.53

0

692.18

36.12



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