Integrated Field Testing of Fuel Cells and Micro-Turbines

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A technical and economic evaluation of the prospects for the deployment of distributed generation on Long Beach Island, New Jersey concluded that properly sited DG would defer upgrading of the electric power grid for 10 years. This included the deployment of fuel cells or microturbines as well as reciprocating engines. The implementation phase of this project focused on the installation of a 120 kW CHP microturbine system at the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference in Harvey Cedars, NJ. A 1.1 MW generator powered by a gas-fired reciprocating engine for additional grid support was also installed at a local substation. This report ... continued below

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Temchin, Jerome R. & Steffel, Stephen J. November 1, 2005.

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A technical and economic evaluation of the prospects for the deployment of distributed generation on Long Beach Island, New Jersey concluded that properly sited DG would defer upgrading of the electric power grid for 10 years. This included the deployment of fuel cells or microturbines as well as reciprocating engines. The implementation phase of this project focused on the installation of a 120 kW CHP microturbine system at the Harvey Cedars Bible Conference in Harvey Cedars, NJ. A 1.1 MW generator powered by a gas-fired reciprocating engine for additional grid support was also installed at a local substation. This report contains installation and operation issues as well as the utility perspective on DG deployment.

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  • Grant Number: FC26-00NT41012
  • DOI: 10.2172/877370 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 877370
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc878577

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Temchin, Jerome R. & Steffel, Stephen J. Integrated Field Testing of Fuel Cells and Micro-Turbines, report, November 1, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878577/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.