Conversion of Low Quality Waste Heat to Electric Power with Small-Scale Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Engine/Generator Technology
Technical Report,19 Sep 2012,30 Sep 2016
Southern Research Institute Birmingham United States
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An Organic Rankine Cycle generator ORC converts low-grade waste heat 250 C into electric power using organic working fluids with lower boiling points than the common steam-based Rankine cycle. The demonstration objectives were to verify the performance, economics, and applicability of the ElectraTherm ORC in both controlled load and real world conditions at a DoD site.
- Electric Power Production and Distribution