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Title: Electric power generating plant having direct-coupled steam and compressed-air cycles

Abstract

An electric power generating plant is provided with a Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) system which is directly coupled to the steam cycle of the generating plant. The CAES system is charged by the steam boiler during off peak hours, and drives a separate generator during peak load hours. The steam boiler load is thereby levelized throughout an operating day.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5534495
Application Number:
ON: DE82004447
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; NTS-82-003983; ERA-07-029862; EDB-82-070896
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; COMPRESSED AIR STORAGE POWER PLANTS; DESIGN; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; HEAT STORAGE; LOAD MANAGEMENT; OFF-PEAK ENERGY STORAGE; OPERATION; THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT; UNDERGROUND STORAGE; ENERGY STORAGE; EQUIPMENT; MANAGEMENT; PEAKING POWER PLANTS; POWER PLANTS; PUBLIC UTILITIES; STORAGE; 250200* - Energy Storage- Compressed & Liquified Gas

Citation Formats

Drost, M.K. Electric power generating plant having direct-coupled steam and compressed-air cycles. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Drost, M.K. Electric power generating plant having direct-coupled steam and compressed-air cycles. United States.
Drost, M.K. Wed . "Electric power generating plant having direct-coupled steam and compressed-air cycles". United States.
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author = {Drost, M.K.},
abstractNote = {An electric power generating plant is provided with a Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) system which is directly coupled to the steam cycle of the generating plant. The CAES system is charged by the steam boiler during off peak hours, and drives a separate generator during peak load hours. The steam boiler load is thereby levelized throughout an operating day.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
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