Fuel-Flexible Gasification-Combustion Technology for Production of H2 and Sequestration-Ready CO2

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GE Global Research is developing an innovative energy technology for coal gasification with high efficiency and near-zero pollution. This Unmixed Fuel Processor (UFP) technology simultaneously converts coal, steam and air into three separate streams of hydrogen-rich gas, sequestration-ready CO{sub 2}, and high-temperature, high-pressure vitiated air to produce electricity in gas turbines. This is the draft final report for the first stage of the DOE-funded Vision 21 program. The UFP technology development program encompassed lab-, bench- and pilot-scale studies to demonstrate the UFP concept. Modeling and economic assessments were also key parts of this program. The chemical and mechanical feasibility were ... continued below

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Rizeq, George; West, Janice; Subia, Raul; Frydman, Arnaldo; Kulkarni, Parag; Schwerman, Jennifer et al. February 28, 2005.

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GE Global Research is developing an innovative energy technology for coal gasification with high efficiency and near-zero pollution. This Unmixed Fuel Processor (UFP) technology simultaneously converts coal, steam and air into three separate streams of hydrogen-rich gas, sequestration-ready CO{sub 2}, and high-temperature, high-pressure vitiated air to produce electricity in gas turbines. This is the draft final report for the first stage of the DOE-funded Vision 21 program. The UFP technology development program encompassed lab-, bench- and pilot-scale studies to demonstrate the UFP concept. Modeling and economic assessments were also key parts of this program. The chemical and mechanical feasibility were established via lab and bench-scale testing, and a pilot plant was designed, constructed and operated, demonstrating the major UFP features. Experimental and preliminary modeling results showed that 80% H{sub 2} purity could be achieved, and that a UFP-based energy plant is projected to meet DOE efficiency targets. Future work will include additional pilot plant testing to optimize performance and reduce environmental, operability and combined cycle integration risks. Results obtained to date have confirmed that this technology has the potential to economically meet future efficiency and environmental performance goals.

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  • Grant Number: FC26-00NT40974
  • DOI: 10.2172/928476 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc894252

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Rizeq, George; West, Janice; Subia, Raul; Frydman, Arnaldo; Kulkarni, Parag; Schwerman, Jennifer et al. Fuel-Flexible Gasification-Combustion Technology for Production of H2 and Sequestration-Ready CO2, report, February 28, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc894252/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.