1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C plant application-study report: alumina-plant application

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This report considers the HTGR-PS/C application to producing alumina from bauxite. For the size alumina plant considered, the 1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C supplies 100% of the process steam and electrical power requirements and produces surplus electrical power and/or process steam, which can be used for other process users or electrical power production. Presently, the bauxite ore is reduced to alumina in plants geographically separated from the electrolysis plant. The electrolysis plants are located near economical electric power sources. However, with the integration of an 1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C unit in a commercial alumina plant, the excess electric power available (approx. 233 MW(e)) could be ... continued below

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Rao, R.; McMain, A.T. Jr. & Stanley, J.D. May 1, 1981.

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This report considers the HTGR-PS/C application to producing alumina from bauxite. For the size alumina plant considered, the 1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C supplies 100% of the process steam and electrical power requirements and produces surplus electrical power and/or process steam, which can be used for other process users or electrical power production. Presently, the bauxite ore is reduced to alumina in plants geographically separated from the electrolysis plant. The electrolysis plants are located near economical electric power sources. However, with the integration of an 1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C unit in a commercial alumina plant, the excess electric power available (approx. 233 MW(e)) could be used for alumina electrolysis.

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  • Other: DE82007219
  • Report No.: GA-A-16100(Summ.)
  • Grant Number: AT03-76SF70046
  • DOI: 10.2172/5334580 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5334580
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1065131

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Rao, R.; McMain, A.T. Jr. & Stanley, J.D. 1170-MW(t) HTGR-PS/C plant application-study report: alumina-plant application, report, May 1, 1981; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1065131/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.