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What is the Worth of 1 Btu/kWh of Heat Rate?

Introduction

Decisions about design and operational options often are determined by one metric: the impact on the cost of electricity produced. An enhanced screening algorithm for power generation system total ownership cost (capital and operating) and thermal performance (output and efficiency) simplifies the analysis.

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What is the Worth of 1 Btu/kWh of Heat Rate?

Author

S. Can Gülen     
 

Published

Power Magazine
June 2013