IGCC Dynamic Simulator and Training Center

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Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) is emerging as the technology of choice for providing clean, low-cost electricity for the next generation of coal-fired power plants and will play a central role in the development of high-efficiency, zero-emissions power plants such as FutureGen. Several major utilities and developers recently announced plans to build IGCC plants and other major utilities are evaluating IGCC’s suitability for base-load capacity additions. This recent surge of attention to IGCC power generation is creating a growing demand for experience with the analysis, operation, and control of commercial-scale IGCC plants. To meet this need, the National Energy Technology ... continued below

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Zitney, S. E. & Erbes, M. R. October 1, 2006.

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Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) is emerging as the technology of choice for providing clean, low-cost electricity for the next generation of coal-fired power plants and will play a central role in the development of high-efficiency, zero-emissions power plants such as FutureGen. Several major utilities and developers recently announced plans to build IGCC plants and other major utilities are evaluating IGCC’s suitability for base-load capacity additions. This recent surge of attention to IGCC power generation is creating a growing demand for experience with the analysis, operation, and control of commercial-scale IGCC plants. To meet this need, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has launched a project to develop a generic, full-scope, IGCC dynamic plant simulator for use in establishing a state-of-the-art simulator training center at West Virginia University’s (WVU) National Research Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE). The IGCC Dynamic Simulator & Training (DS&T) Center will be established under the auspices of the Collaboratory for Process & Dynamic Systems Modeling (“Collaboratory”) organized between NETL, WVU, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University.

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  • 2006 Gasification Technologies Conference, Washington, DC, Oct. 1-4, 2006

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  • Report No.: DOE/NETL-IR-2007-238
  • Grant Number: Prime Contract: DE-AM26-04NT41817.670.01.01
  • Grant Number: Prepared under Agreement No. 41817M2806, Device Scale and Systems Modeling
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 917414
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc882373

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Zitney, S. E. & Erbes, M. R. IGCC Dynamic Simulator and Training Center, article, October 1, 2006; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc882373/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.