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Design of a Micromix Fuel Injector for High Temperature Hybrid Concentrated Solar Power Plants

[+] Author Affiliations
Shane Coogan, Klaus Brun

Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX

David Teraji

Solar Turbines, Incorporated, San Diego, CA

Paper No. ES2014-6471, pp. V001T02A022; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/ES2014-6471
From:
  • ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability collocated with the ASME 2014 12th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Volume 1: Combined Energy Cycles, CHP, CCHP, and Smart Grids; Concentrating Solar Power, Solar Thermochemistry and Thermal Energy Storage; Geothermal, Ocean, and Emerging Energy Technologies; Hydrogen Energy Technologies; Low/Zero Emission Power Plants and Carbon Sequestration; Photovoltaics; Wind Energy Systems and Technologies
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 30–July 2, 2014
  • Conference Sponsors: Advanced Energy Systems Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4586-8
  • Copyright © 2014 by ASME and Solar Turbines Incorporated

abstract

The hybrid air Brayton concentrated solar power plant (CSP) combines a natural gas fired combustor in series with a traditional CSP system. The combination boosts turbine inlet temperature above the receiver temperature and reduces output variability. However, a combustor operating in this mode must tolerate an inlet air temperature equal to the solar receiver outlet temperature, which is expected to be as much as 1,000°C for next generation designs. High inlet temperature hybrid combustors must achieve low NOx emissions in spite of the increased risk for autoignition and flashback. In addition, the hybrid injector must be able to adjust to the variability inherent to the solar source. The design of a multibank micromix injector that meets these challenges is described with emphasis on its NOx and CO emissions characteristics.

Copyright © 2014 by ASME and Solar Turbines Incorporated

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