Optimal Process Design for Power Production from Wet Waste Biomass by Hydrothermal Gasification coupled to a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

This report presents a system analysis of the production of electricity from wet waste biomass. A system of Hydrothermal Gasification is coupled with a Hybrid Cycle composed by a SOFC and two Gas Turbines, driven in an inverted Brayton--‐Joule cycle. A thermodynamic optimization approach, based on the system energy integration, is used to analyze several configuration options. The influence of the process design on performances is discussed for the most representative scenario that highlights the key aspects of the system. Optimization results prove that a systematic system design may reaches efficiencies higher than 60%.


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Maréchal, François
Gassner, Martin
Facchinetti, Emanuele
Year:
2011
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