Optimization of Solar Integration in Combined Cycle Gas Turbines (ISCC)

  • Javier Antoñanzas-Torres
  • Fernando Antoñanzas-Torres
  • Enrique Sodupe-Ortega
  • F. Javier Martínez-de-Pisón
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 239)


The estimation of the optimum number of loops to operate an integrated solar combined cycle gas turbine (ISCC) represents a complex problem and a very time demanding operation, which must be calculated in near-real time and as a result, it is hardly possible to be solved with regular ISCC production models. This problem is addressed evaluating different soft computing techniques, concluding that the BAG-REPT metamodel fits best generating MAE test of 4.19% and RMSE test of 8.75%. This model presents much lower time than regular ISCC production models and might be used as a decision tool for feasibility assessments and also in pre-design stages of new ISCC projects.


ISCC Bagging REPT Combined cycle Decission Support System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Antoñanzas-Torres
    • 1
  • Fernando Antoñanzas-Torres
    • 1
  • Enrique Sodupe-Ortega
    • 1
  • F. Javier Martínez-de-Pisón
    • 1
  1. 1.EDMANS Research GroupUniversity of La RiojaLogroñoSpain

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