Selection of Optimal Heating Structures for Modernization of Coal-Fired Power Stations to Cogeneration



This chapter presents the methodology of analyzing the technical and economic efficiency of conversion of conventional coal-fired electric power stations to: (a) cogeneration with and without electric power compensation to the value prior to the adaptation to cogeneration, (b) cogeneration with concurrent repowering with a gas turbine to dual fuel gas-steam combined cycle in parallel system, (c) solely to dual fuel gas-steam combined cycle in a parallel system as a result of their repowering by a gas turbine.


Thermal Power Coal Combustion Steam Turbine Electricity Production Capital Expenditure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland
  2. 2.PGE Power Plant Opole SABrzezie k/OpolaPoland

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