Task 3.12 - small power systems. Semi-annual report, July 1, 1997--December 31, 1997

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One of the overall goals of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is the development of the technology necessary to provide for a secure, reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound source of energy. This technology is important to ensure economic stability and growth in the next century as well as to reduce current and minimize future environmental impacts associated with power generation in the United States and the world. Throughout the world, coal will play an expanded role in the production of affordable energy necessary to meet the demands of economic development and growth. The development of more efficient and environmentally ... continued below

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Mann, M.D.; Mayer, G.D. & Stepan, D.J. December 31, 1998.

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One of the overall goals of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is the development of the technology necessary to provide for a secure, reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound source of energy. This technology is important to ensure economic stability and growth in the next century as well as to reduce current and minimize future environmental impacts associated with power generation in the United States and the world. Throughout the world, coal will play an expanded role in the production of affordable energy necessary to meet the demands of economic development and growth. The development of more efficient and environmentally sound technology in the United States may present export market opportunities throughout the world. For coal to play a key role in the energy mix, it will be necessary to develop and commercialize technologies capable of producing electricity at significantly higher overall system efficiencies with minimum emissions. The programmatic goal in advanced power systems will be to develop small power systems in the range of 20 kW to 20 MW in cooperation with commercial vendors. These systems will be designed to incorporate the advanced technical capabilities of the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) with the latest advancement in vendor-offered hardware and software. Work during this program year has focused on developing an integrated modular support system (IMSS) for small communities. A concept has been developed along with an approach for demonstrating an IMSS. Some of the constraints that must be overcome before the concept can be fully commercialized have also been identified and are presented here. This modular approach uses new and existing technologies to provide waste disposal, water supply treatment, and/or power generation capabilities on a scale appropriate to the situation.

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OSTI as DE98002011

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  • Other: DE98002011
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/30097--5802
  • Grant Number: FC21-93MC30097
  • DOI: 10.2172/561131 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 561131
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690257

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Mann, M.D.; Mayer, G.D. & Stepan, D.J. Task 3.12 - small power systems. Semi-annual report, July 1, 1997--December 31, 1997, report, December 31, 1998; Grand Forks, North Dakota. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690257/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.