Thermodynamic and Environmental Assessments of Coal Gasification-Based Multigeneration Plant

  • Murat KocEmail author
  • Nejat Tukenmez
  • Murat Ozturk
Conference paper
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


Nowadays, the design of multigeneration integrated energy systems to produce hydrogen, power, hot water, cold water, and fresh water plays important role for developed and under developing countries. In this book chapter, the multigeneration energy plant is designed and integrated with the coal gasification, water gas shift reactor, Fisher-Tropsch reactor, single effect absorption chiller, gas turbine cycle, hydrogen production and compression cycle, Kalina cycle, hot water production cycle, drying cycle for power, heating–cooling, hot water, and compressed hydrogen cycle. These subsystems are integrated into each other in order to obtain useful outputs from the integrated energy system. The Engineering Equation Solver software program has been utilized for thermodynamic and environmental analyses of multigeneration integrated energy system. At the same time, the environmental impact analysis is carried out for single production, cogeneration, trigeneration, and multigeneration types. The whole integrated energy system’s energetic and exergetic efficiencies are calculated as 59.16 and 56.43%. In addition, the performance analysis of each subsystem is carried out and discussed.


Multigeneration Compressed hydrogen Integrated energy system Environmental impact analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vocational School of Technical ScienceIsparta University of Applied ScienceIspartaTurkey
  2. 2.Faculty of Technology, Department of Mechatronics EngineeringIsparta University of Applied ScienceIspartaTurkey

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