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Performance Characteristics of a 10kW Gas Engine for Generation Package  

Lee Young-Jae (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
Pyo Young-Dug (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
Kim Gang-Chul (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
Kwon Yong-Ho (Hyosung Corporation)
Oh Si-Deok (Hyosung Corporation)
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International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration / v.12, no.3, 2004 , pp. 141-147 More about this Journal
Abstract
Cogeneration has been widely introduced in many countries for use m industrial, commercial and residential applications. However, there have been few models with an output of less than 100kW. In the present study, a spark ignited gas engine with electric generation output of 10kW was developed for micro cogeneration package. Developed gas engine achieved following performance characteristics such as $26.7\%$ of electric generation efficiency, NOx emission less than 10 ppm at $13\%$ oxygen, 82 dB of noise level, and about 3 seconds of switching time from idling to nominal power.
Keywords
Cogeneration; Gas engine; Heat; Electricity; Distributed generation;
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