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Performance Study of Solar Organic Rankine Cycle for Rural Electrification


Eltahir Ahmed M, Nuri M. Triki
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The use of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) in decentralized applications is linked with the fact that this process allows using low temperature heat sources and offers an advantageous efficiency in small-scale applications. The investigation of supercritical parameters in ORC applications seems to bring promising results in decentralized energy production. This paper presents the results from the simulation of the ORC process in normal and supercritical fluid parameters and discusses the efficiency variation in various applications. Performance calculation is presented for small scale power system based on ORC, in order to investigate the potential of this technology. A low-temperature solar Rankine system utilizing R245fa as the working fluid is proposed. The system consists of parabolic trough solar collector (PTSC) array, an ORC engine, and hot vapor condenser.

Eltahir Ahmed M, Nuri M. Triki

Rural Electrification, Heat Sources, ORC Applications

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2017
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
102-109 IJSRSET173328   Technoscience Academy

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Eltahir Ahmed M, Nuri M. Triki, "Performance Study of Solar Organic Rankine Cycle for Rural Electrification", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.102-109, May-June-2017.
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