Advanced Turbine Systems Program industrial system concept development

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Solar approached Phase II of ATS program with the goal of 50% thermal efficiency. An intercolled and recuperated gas turbine was identified as the ultimate system to meet this goal in a commercial gas turbine environment. With commercial input from detailed market studies and DOE`s ATS program, Solar redefined the company`s proposed ATS to fit both market and sponsor (DOE) requirements. Resulting optimized recuperated gas turbine will be developed in two sizes, 5 and 15 MWe. It will show a thermal efficiency of about 43%, a 23% improvement over current industrial gas turbines. Other ATS goals--emissions, RAMD (reliability, availability, maintainability, ... continued below

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Gates, S. December 31, 1995.

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Solar approached Phase II of ATS program with the goal of 50% thermal efficiency. An intercolled and recuperated gas turbine was identified as the ultimate system to meet this goal in a commercial gas turbine environment. With commercial input from detailed market studies and DOE`s ATS program, Solar redefined the company`s proposed ATS to fit both market and sponsor (DOE) requirements. Resulting optimized recuperated gas turbine will be developed in two sizes, 5 and 15 MWe. It will show a thermal efficiency of about 43%, a 23% improvement over current industrial gas turbines. Other ATS goals--emissions, RAMD (reliability, availability, maintainability, durability), cost of power--will be met or exceeded. During FY95, advanced development of key materials, combustion and component technologies proceeded to the point of acceptance for inclusion in ATS Phase III.

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  • Advanced turbine systems (ATS) annual review, Morgantown, WV (United States), 17-18 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96008921
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/30246--96/C0642
  • Report No.: CONF-9510109--12
  • Grant Number: AC21-93MC30246
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 219228
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc667489

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Gates, S. Advanced Turbine Systems Program industrial system concept development, article, December 31, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667489/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.