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Old 11-02-2023, 01:04 AM
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Default Supercritical CO2 power generator

This is a summary of an article about a new power generation technology called supercritical CO2. The article discusses what the technology is, how it works, and the benefits of using it.

Supercritical CO2 is a state of matter where carbon dioxide is above its critical temperature and pressure. In this state, CO2 has the properties of both a gas and a liquid. This makes it an ideal fluid for use in power generation because it can be used to transfer heat and power turbines more efficiently than traditional fluids like water.

The article also goes into the benefits of using supercritical CO2 for power generation. Some of the benefits include:

Increased efficiency: Supercritical CO2 power plants can be up to 30% more efficient than traditional coal-fired power plants.

Smaller footprint: Supercritical CO2 power plants are smaller than traditional coal-fired power plants. This is because they do not require the same amount of equipment to operate.

Reduced emissions: Supercritical CO2 power plants produce fewer emissions than traditional coal-fired power plants. This is because they are more efficient and use a cleaner fuel source.

The article also mentions the partners involved in the development of supercritical CO2 power technology.
Some of the partners include:
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
GTI Energy
GE Power
The article concludes by stating that supercritical CO2 power technology is still under development.

(The $155 million, 10-megawatt supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) test facility is at SwRI’s headquarters in San Antonio)

Here are some of the important points from the article:

Supercritical CO2 is a new power generation technology that is still under development.
Supercritical CO2 power plants can be up to 30% more efficient than traditional coal-fired power plants.
Supercritical CO2 power plants are much smaller than traditional coal-fired power plants.
Supercritical CO2 power plants produce fewer emissions than traditional coal-fired power plants.
The pilot plant in San Antonio, Texas, USA. is one of the largest supercritical CO2 power plants in the world.

https://www.swri.org/press-release/s...ercritical-co2

 

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Old 11-15-2023, 12:12 AM
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Default Supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) for power generation

Links to Videos... of how they work

Supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) Brayton Cycle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cQCbmzN8Ew&t=6s


Power generation from coal using supercritical Co2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge1d3CSUQCI&t=4s

Supercritical CO2 pilot aims to make steam turbines obsolete
https://newatlas.com/energy/supercritical-co2-turbines/

Review of supercritical CO2 technologies and systems for power generation
https://www.sciencedirect.com/scienc...59431120339235

Highlights
•Review of sCO2 technologies with emphasis on components, materials and applications.

•Classification and overview of thermodynamic aspects of sCO2 cycles.

•Challenges for sCO2 turbomachinery, heat exchangers and control systems outlined.

•Key applications summarised with table of predicted levelised costs of electricity.

 

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