E3S Web Conf.
Volume 67, 2018The 3rd International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference “Sustainable Development of Tropical Renewable Energy” (i-TREC 2018)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Eco Tropical Built Environment|
|Published online||26 November 2018|
Study of cryogenic power generation application at LNG regasification terminal
Oil and Gas Procurement Section, Oil and Gas Division, PT PLN (Persero) Kantor Pusat, Jakarta 12160, Indonesia
2 Intensification Process Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok 16424, Indonesia
* Coresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cryogenic Power Generation or commonly called Cryopower is the generation of electricity by utilizing cold energy which one is produced at the LNG (liquefied natural gas) Regasification Terminal. Cold energy utilization has been applied in several countries, especially in Japan. In Indonesia, the regasification terminal has been built few, but in the future according to the Government of Indonesia's plan, some natural gas/LNG power plants will be built to meet the national electricity needs. It requires gas infrastructure, one of which is the regasification terminal. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of LNG flowrate on working fluid and cooling water flowrates as well as power needed and produced in the combine direct expansion and Rankine cycle processes. The flowrates and power calculations were conducted using UNISIM R390.1. Simulation results showed that the working fluid and cooling water flowrates increase with increasing LNG flowrate. The increased in the working fluid and cooling water flowrates also increased the power needed by the pumps and power produced by the turbines. Overall, the net power produced from the combine cycle increased with increasing the LNG flowrate.
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