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Tüv Nord Group Strategy Concept Coop: An Answer for the New Requirements of the Power Plant Flexibilisation

[+] Author Affiliations
Ralf Trieglaff, Astrid Schulze, Axel Schulz

TÜV NORD SysTec GmbH and Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany

Detlef Rieck

IGN NORD GmbH and Co. KG, Greifswald, Germany

Paper No. PVP2012-78345, pp. 101-109; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2012-78345
From:
  • ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 3: Design and Analysis
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 15–19, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5502-7
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

The ambitious German energy program predicts a rapid expansion of regenerative power generation. Caused by the fluctuating nature of regenerative forms of energy, the need for backup capacities in the form of similar-sized thermal power plants is clear. Consequently, components of gas and coal-fired power plants are exposed to sharp transients and a high number of cycles.

If German design regulations are observed, these operating requirements will lead to high levels of depletion of the integrated components. As a result, inspection and maintenance efforts will also increase. A reduction in the components’ life cycle can lead to a significant increase in costs.

To effectively deal with significantly higher requirements, the TÜV NORD Group has designed a strategy, COOP (Cycle Optimized Operation), that allows, on the one hand, a reduction of conservative assessments and, on the other hand, the development of new safety standards in the evaluation of the service life.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME
Topics: Power stations

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