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Solar Field Efficiency and Electricity Generation Estimations for a Hybrid Solar Gas Turbine Project in France

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Pierre Garcia, Gilles Flamant

 CNRS-PROMES Laboratory, 7 Rue Dufour Solaire, 66120 Font-Romeu, France

Alain Ferriere1

 CNRS-PROMES Laboratory, 7 Rue Dufour Solaire, 66120 Font-Romeu, Francealain.ferriere@promes.cnrs.fr

Philippe Costerg

 TOTAL, 2 Place de la Coupole, 92078 Paris la Defense Cedex, France

Robert Soler

 EDF R&D, 1 Avenue Général de Gaulle, 92141 Clamart Cedex, France

Bruno Gagnepain

 ADEME, 500 Route des Lucioles, 06560 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France

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J. Sol. Energy Eng 130(1), 014502 (Jan 07, 2008) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2807211 History: Received September 25, 2006; Revised June 26, 2007; Published January 07, 2008

The production of electricity with gas turbine and solar energy project aims to install at the Themis site (Targasonne, France) a prototype of hybrid solar/fossil gas-turbine system for electricity generation. The system features a 3800kWth pressurized air solar receiver combined with a fossil backup feeding a recuperated 1400kWe Turbomeca gas turbine with an external combustion chamber.

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Scheme of the PEGASE installation at Themis, gas temperature, and power at design conditions (DNI, 1000W∕m2, 21∕03 at noon, mass flow=7.4kg∕s)

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Calculated annual performances for PEGASE under different operating modes (all at full load). 1: If DNI>100W∕m2, 2: if DNI>500W∕m2, 3: if DNI>700W∕m2, 4: from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and 5: from sunrise to sunset.

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