An approach to enhance combined cycle performance by integration with a gas pressure reduction station

Paweł Tomasz Bargiel, Wojciech Kostowski, Sergio Usón


A novel system enhancing the performance of a combined cycle gas turbine has been proposed in the paper, based
on the example of the thermal-electric power station currently under construction in Włocławek. Analysis shows that
annual average electrical eciency rises by 0.6% and that power output rises by up to 4%, depending on the ambient
conditions. GE’s GateCycle software was used in the modeling.


expander; combined cycle; gas turbine; inlet air cooling; fertilizer plant

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