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Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Technologies by Gary J. Stiegel, Ting Wang

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Case study

Wabash River Coal Gasification Repowering Project, USA

Phil Amick,    Hard Carbon Consulting, LLC, Pearland, TX, United States

Abstract

The Wabash River Coal Gasification Repowering Project was an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle plant built under the US Department of Energy’s Clean Coal Technology Program. The project featured the Destec (later E-Gas) Gasification Tecnology and a single train combined cycle plant including a General Electric Frame 7 combustion turbine and the steam generator of an existing conventional pulverized coal plant. Commercial operation began in 1995. The project’s net output rating was 262 MWe and it operated initially on Illinois Basin bituminous coal and then on petroleum coke for the ...

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