Operational Flexibility Enhancements of Combined Cycle Power Plants

Operational Flexibility Enhancements of Combined Cycle Power Plants Dr. Norbert Henkel, Erich Schmid and Edwin Gobrecht Source: Siemens AG, Energy Sector 1 Abstract High operational flexibility – the ability of a power plant for fast start-up and to adjust load output fast and predictable to changing market requirements – is an essential prerequisite to ensure […]

Introduction to the Complementary Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant

Introduction to the Complementary Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Authors John H. Copen (Presenter of Record) Siemens Power Generation Terrence B. Sullivan Siemens Power Generation ABSTRACT This paper challenges the conventional method of fuel-based bottoming cycle power augmentation in a combined cycle plant, in which a fuel source is combusted in the hot flue gas […]