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Title: Combined heat and power for the City of London

The first phase of an innovative combined heat and power (CHP) system for the City of London is now almost complete and should be operating at full capacity by the end of 1994. Test runs are taking place. The system is powered by two large 18-cylinder Waertsilae Vasa 46GD multifuel engines developing a total of just under 32 MW of power. The engines drive ABB Stromberg HSG 160O water-cooled generators with electrical efficiencies exceeding 97%. The station will use natural gas and heavy fuel oil to generate electricity for the grid, hot water for district heating and chilled water for air conditioning. In the first phase of the project, underground pipework and cabling will connect the power station to various buildings in the City including the Barbican Center, Guildhall and the Museum of London/Bastion House. State-of-the-art emission control equipment has been installed to reduce NO[sub x] and SO[sub 2] by over 90%. 5 figs.
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OSTI Identifier:
6990414
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Diesel and Gas Turbine Worldwide; (United States); Journal Volume: 26:5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; DUAL-PURPOSE POWER PLANTS; AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT; COGENERATION; DISTRICT COOLING; DISTRICT HEATING; CATALYSTS; DIESEL ENGINES; FUEL OILS; NATURAL GAS; NITROGEN OXIDES; SULFUR DIOXIDE; UNITED KINGDOM; CHALCOGENIDES; COOLING; DEUS; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; ENERGY SOURCES; ENERGY SYSTEMS; ENGINES; EUROPE; FLUIDS; FOSSIL FUELS; FUEL GAS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; HEAT ENGINES; HEATING; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; LIQUID FUELS; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; POWER GENERATION; POWER PLANTS; STEAM GENERATION; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; SULFUR OXIDES; WESTERN EUROPE 200105* -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Heat Utilization; 200108 -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Fuels-- (1980-); 200202 -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Waste Management-- Noxious Gas & Particulate Emissions