吸収冷凍機によるSOFC・ガスタービン複合発電の排熱利用サイクル計算 [in Japanese] Cycle Analysis using Exhaust Heat of SOFC and Turbine Combined Cycle by Absorption Chiller [in Japanese]
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A power generating efficiency of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and gas turbine combined cycle is fairly high. However, the exhaust gas temperature of the combined cycle is still high, about 300°C. So it should be recovered for energy saving, for example, by absorption chiller. The energy demand for refrigeration cooling is recently increasing year by year in Japan. Then, we propose here a cogeneration system by series connection of SOFC, gas turbine and LiBr absorption chiller to convert the exhaust heat to the cooling heat. As a result of cycle analysis of the combined system with 500kW class SOFC, the bottoming single-effect absorption chiller can produce the refrigerating capacity of about 120kW, and the double-effect absorption chiller can produce a little higher refrigerating capacity of about 130kW without any additional fuel. But the double-effect absorption chiller became more expensive and complex than the single-effect chiller.
- IEEJ Transactions on Power and Energy
IEEJ Transactions on Power and Energy 126(8), 841-846, 2006-08-01
The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan