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Download Eliminating the Derate of Carbon Capture Retrofits
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Date: 9/12/2011
Type: Report
Status: Active
NETL Contact: Gregory Hackett
Technology Focus Area(s): Carbon Storage; Advanced Combustion Systems; Advanced Turbines
Analysis Focus Area(s): GHG Mitigation; Grid Reliability
Author(s): Eric Lewis (Booz Allen Hamilton); Harvey Goldstein (WorleyParsons); Mark Woods (Booz Allen Hamilton); Michael Matuszewski (NETL); Vincent Chou (Booz Allen Hamilton)

Product Description
Retrofitting existing PC plants with amine-based CO2 capture technology is thermally- and power-intensive. This study examines the benefit of installing a natural gas simple cycle to provide the auxiliaries required to operate the amine system such that the original power demand can still be met.