Title: Eliminating the Derate of Carbon Capture Retrofits
Publication Number: NETL/DOE-401/091211
Publication Date: 09/2011
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Contact: Mike Matuszewski
Program/Technology: Climate Change
Electricity Grid
Carbon Sequestration
Author: Michael Matuszewski (NETL)
Vincent Chou (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Harvey Goldstein (WorleyParsons Group, Inc.)
Eric Lewis (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Mark Woods (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Synopsis: Retrofitting existing PC plants with amine-based CO2 capture technology is thermally- and power-intensive. This study examines the benefit of installing a natural gas simple cycle to provide the auxiliaries required to operate the amine system such that the original power demand can still be met.
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