TITLE

Reducing CO2 Emissions from a Gas Turbine Power Plant by using a Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell

AUTHOR(S)
Milewski, Jarosław; Bernat, R.; Lewandowski, J.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2012 Volume III;2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell (MCFC) is shown to reduce CO2 emissions from a Gas Turbine Power Plant (GTPP). The MCFC is placed in the flue gas stream of the gas turbine. The main advantages of this solution are: higher total electricity generated by a hybrid system and reduced CO2 emissions with power generation efficiency remained the same. The model of the MCFC is given and described. The results obtained show that use of an MCFC could reduce CO2 emissions by 73%, which gives a relative CO2 emission rate of 135 kgCO2 per MWh.
ACCESSION #
87411631

 

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