Modeling SOFC and GT Integrated-Cycle Power System with Energy Consumption Minimizing Target to Improve Comprehensive cycle Performance (Applied in pulp and paper; case studied)

H. A. Ozgoli
Department of energy, science & research campus, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

H. Ghadamian
Department of energy, science & research campus, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

N. Andriazian
Department of energy, science & research campus, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp110571724

Ingår i: World Renewable Energy Congress - Sweden; 8-13 May; 2011; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 57:32, s. 1724-1731

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Publicerad: 2011-11-03

ISBN: 978-91-7393-070-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


This study has considered hybrid system SOFC/GT with the new approach. This cycle; as a power plant is designed to reduce losses and improve comprehensive cycle performance. In the first part cycle; fluidized bed system with biomass (wood chips) fuel using gas cleaning mechanism; produce combustible gases which are required fuel combustion chambers of steam reformer and the GT. Second part cycle; required hydrogen for SOFC system is supplied through external SR. In the third part; the treated bio syn-gas from the cleaning unit outlet; in conjunction with recycled exhaust gases of the cell’s anode will feed SR and GT combustors. In the fourth part cycle; flue gas would pass through heat recovery steam generator. Thus; high pressure and low pressure steams with values 3.39&0.45 ton/hr; respectively are generated. In this study; SOFC and GT with a capacity of 1000 & 750.81 kW respectively are designed. Overall efficiency of power production 74.4% is obtained. In comparison with similar study done in 2008 at the University of Delft; that overall 47% efficiency; increasing the efficiency of such systems has been viewed.


Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC); Gas Turbine (GT); Bio syn-gas; Fluidized Bed (FB); Steam Reformer (SR); Comprehensive Cycle Performance


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