publication . Article . 2017

Techno-economic analysis of oxy-combustion coal-fired power plant with cryogenic oxygen storage

Vasilije Manovic; Dante Powell; Dawid P. Hanak;
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  • Published: 03 Feb 2017 Journal: Applied Energy, volume 191, pages 193-203 (issn: 0306-2619, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Around 43% of the cumulative CO2 emissions from the power sector between 2012 and 2050 could be mitigated through implementation of carbon capture and storage, and utilisation of renewable energy sources. Energy storage technologies can increase the efficiency of energy utilisation and thus should be widely deployed along with low-emission technologies. This study evaluates the techno-economic performance of cryogenic O2 storage implemented in an oxy-combustion coal-fired power plant as a means of energy storage. Such system was found to have high energy density and specific energy that compare favourably with other energy storage technologies. The average daily...
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free text keywords: Oxy-combustion, Coal-fired power plant, Cryogenic oxygen storage, Process modelling, Process simulation, Techno-economic analysis, Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, Mechanical engineering, Economics, Waste management, Power station, Cost of electricity by source, Renewable energy, business.industry, business, Energy storage, Intermittent energy source, Electricity generation, Carbon capture and storage
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