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Title: Energy recovery system using an organic rankine cycle

A thermodynamic system for waste heat recovery, using an organic rankine cycle is provided which employs a single organic heat transferring fluid to recover heat energy from two waste heat streams having differing waste heat temperatures. Separate high and low temperature boilers provide high and low pressure vapor streams that are routed into an integrated turbine assembly having dual turbines mounted on a common shaft. Each turbine is appropriately sized for the pressure ratio of each stream.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1107588
Assignee:
Cummins Intellectual Properties, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) NETL
Patent Number(s):
8,544,274
Application Number:
12/508,190
Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42419
Research Org:
Cummins Intellectual Properties, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING