TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Coal, Biomass, and Alternative Fuels

Integration of Advanced Gas Turbines in Pulp and Paper Mills for Increased Power Generation

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K. Maunsbach, A. Isaksson, J. Yan, G. Svedberg

Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology/Energy Processes, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

L. Eidensten

Vattenfall Utveckling AB, Stockholm, Sweden

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(4), 734-740 (Jan 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1359773 History: Received February 01, 2000; Revised January 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Part in Fig. 3 replaced for steam injection
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The externally fired evaporative gas turbine cycle
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Steam demand vs power surplus in the kraft pulp mill
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Steam demand vs power surplus in the integrated pulp and paper mill
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A simple steam injected gas turbine (STIG)
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The reference pulp mill energy system. (The dashed line represents the condensing turbine which is not used in the average mills of 1994.)



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