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Title: Combined compressed air storage-low BTU coal gasification power plant

Abstract

An electrical generating power plant includes a Compressed Air Energy Storage System (CAES) fueled with low BTU coal gas generated in a continuously operating high pressure coal gasifier system. This system is used in coordination with a continuously operating main power generating plant to store excess power generated during off-peak hours from the power generating plant, and to return the stored energy as peak power to the power generating plant when needed. The excess coal gas which is produced by the coal gasifier during off-peak hours is stored in a coal gas reservoir. During peak hours the stored coal gas is combined with the output of the coal gasifier to fuel the gas turbines and ultimately supply electrical power to the base power plant.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Naperville, IL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
863370
Patent Number(s):
US 4158145
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
combined; compressed; air; storage-low; btu; coal; gasification; power; plant; electrical; generating; energy; storage; caes; fueled; gas; generated; continuously; operating; pressure; gasifier; coordination; main; store; excess; off-peak; hours; return; stored; peak; produced; reservoir; output; fuel; turbines; ultimately; supply; base; power generated; gas generated; generating plant; power generating; coal gasifier; compressed air; electrical power; energy storage; gas turbine; coal gasification; power plant; coal gas; peak power; stored energy; gas turbines; air energy; generating power; gasification power; gas reservoir; main power; supply electrical; excess power; pressure coal; btu coal; air storage; /290/60/

Citation Formats

Kartsounes, George T., and Sather, Norman F. Combined compressed air storage-low BTU coal gasification power plant. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Kartsounes, George T., & Sather, Norman F. Combined compressed air storage-low BTU coal gasification power plant. United States.
Kartsounes, George T., and Sather, Norman F. Mon . "Combined compressed air storage-low BTU coal gasification power plant". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863370.
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author = {Kartsounes, George T. and Sather, Norman F.},
abstractNote = {An electrical generating power plant includes a Compressed Air Energy Storage System (CAES) fueled with low BTU coal gas generated in a continuously operating high pressure coal gasifier system. This system is used in coordination with a continuously operating main power generating plant to store excess power generated during off-peak hours from the power generating plant, and to return the stored energy as peak power to the power generating plant when needed. The excess coal gas which is produced by the coal gasifier during off-peak hours is stored in a coal gas reservoir. During peak hours the stored coal gas is combined with the output of the coal gasifier to fuel the gas turbines and ultimately supply electrical power to the base power plant.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1979},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1979}
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