Exergy recovery during LNG regasification: Electric energy production - Part one

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Abstract

In LNG regasification facilities, for exergy recovery during regasification, an option could be the productionof electric energy recovering the energy available as cold. The authors propose an innovative processwhich uses a cryogenic stream of LNG during regasification as a cold source in an improved CHP plant(combined heat and power). Considering the LNG regasification projects in progress all over the World,an appropriate design option could be based on a modular unit having a mean regasification capacityof 2 109 standard m3/yr.This paper deals with an outlook of LNG trading now expanding in the World and gives a concise state ofthe art with a review of technology seeming that proposed. Then an innovative CHP plant and results pertainingthe selection of working fluids, made with an optimization analysis, are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-387
Number of pages8
JournalApplied Thermal Engineering
Volume29 - 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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