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Fuel cell power plant economic and operational considerationsFuel cell power plants intended for electric utility and cogeneration applications are now in the design and construction stage. This paper describes economic and operational considerations being used in the development and design of plants utilizing air cooled phosphoric acid fuel cells. Fuel cell power plants have some unique characteristics relative to other types of power plants. As a result it was necessary to develop specific definitions of the fuel cell power plant characteristics in order to perform cost of electricity calculations. This paper describes these characteristics and describes the economic analyses used in the Westinghouse fuel cell power plant program.
Document ID
19850039146
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Lance, J. R. (Westinghouse Electric Corp. Advanced Energy Systems Div., Pittsburgh, PA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1984
Subject Category
ENERGY PRODUCTION AND CONVERSION
Report/Patent Number
ASME PAPER 84-AES-7
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: DEN3-290
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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