Bottoming cycle split system cogneration
Split system cogeneration is an urban power supply concept in which electricity and useful heat are jointly produced by separately located primary and secondary conversion plants connected by a thermal power transmission link. In the bottoming cycle split system cogeneration approach, the primary plant is a conventional steam-electric or a binary system generation plant providing base-load electricity and high temperature fluid which is pumped by the remotely located primary plant into a densely populated urban area. Smaller bottoming cycle secondary plants within the urban area then convert the very hot fluid into cogenerated electricity and district heating. Cooling, domestic hot water heating, snow melting, and other thermal services may also be provided. The split system concept offers an attractive solution to cogeneration plant citing problems for urban power supply. The concept and initial performance analyses of this system are presented. System variations including single- and multi-stage flashing cycles, organic bottoming cycle options, and load management strategies are also addressed.
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- Conference: 3. national conference and exhibition on technology for energy conservation, Tucson, AZ, USA, 22 Jan 1979
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- Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
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- United States
- 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CO-GENERATION; BOTTOMING CYCLES; DUAL-PURPOSE POWER PLANTS; OPERATION; THERMODYNAMICS; URBAN AREAS; DISTRICT HEATING; ENERGY CONSERVATION; GRAPHS; LOAD MANAGEMENT; PERFORMANCE; POWER GENERATION; STEAM GENERATION; THEORETICAL DATA; DATA; DATA FORMS; DEUS; HEATING; INFORMATION; MANAGEMENT; NUMERICAL DATA; POWER PLANTS; THERMODYNAMIC CYCLES 200102* -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Power Cycles; 320100 -- Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization-- Buildings; 290800 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Heat Utilization-- (1980-)
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