PINON PINE: An advanced IGCC demonstration

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The Pinon Pine Power Project is a second generation integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant, located at Sierra Pacific Power Company`s (SPPC) Tracy Station, 17 miles east of Reno, Nevada. The project is being partially funded under the Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Clean Coal Technology Program (CCT). SPPC intends to operate the plant in base-load mode to supply approximately 100 megawatts electric (MWe) to the transmission grid. This plant will be the first full-scale integration of several advanced technologies: an air-blown KRW gasifier; full-stream hot gas desulfurization using a transport reactor system with a zinc-based sorbent; full-stream, high-temperature ceramic ... continued below

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Freier, M.D.; Jewell, D.M. & Motter, J.W. April 1, 1996.

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The Pinon Pine Power Project is a second generation integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant, located at Sierra Pacific Power Company`s (SPPC) Tracy Station, 17 miles east of Reno, Nevada. The project is being partially funded under the Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Clean Coal Technology Program (CCT). SPPC intends to operate the plant in base-load mode to supply approximately 100 megawatts electric (MWe) to the transmission grid. This plant will be the first full-scale integration of several advanced technologies: an air-blown KRW gasifier; full-stream hot gas desulfurization using a transport reactor system with a zinc-based sorbent; full-stream, high-temperature ceramic filters for particulate removal; the General Electric Model MS6001FA (617A) Gas Turbine Engine/generator, and a 950 pound per square inch absolute (psia), 950{degrees}F steam turbine generator. This paper reviews the overall configuration and integration of the gasification and power islands components, which yield the plant`s high efficiency. Current status of the project is addressed.

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  • 58. annual meeting of the American power conference, Chicago, IL (United States), 9-11 Apr 1996

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  • Other: DE96009167
  • Report No.: DOE/METC/C--96/7226
  • Report No.: CONF-960426--5
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 216304
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669022

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Freier, M.D.; Jewell, D.M. & Motter, J.W. PINON PINE: An advanced IGCC demonstration, article, April 1, 1996; Morgantown, West Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669022/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.