Supporting the electricity system
By making fossil fuel based electricity production more flexible
sCO2 based technology has the potential to meet EU objectives for highly flexible and efficient conventional power plants, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, residue disposal and, above all, water consumption.
What sCO2flex does ?
Flexibility & Efficiency
Increase in the operational flexibility and in the efficiency of existing and future fossil fuel power plants
Build European expertise on sCO2 for electricity generation
Mitigating fossil fuel plants’ environmental impact.
Help to integrate energy of renewable sources.
To define and simulate future fossil fuel power plants’ work-flows and scenarios for advanced and complex flexible demand operations with massive renewable integration in the network…
Enabling market uptake and industrial deployment of sCO2 Brayton cycle from 2025 to establish sCO2 Brayton cycle as optimal fossil fuel power plants’ solution in terms of costs through optimized design and components’ integration…
Mitigating fossil fuel plants’ environmental impact and foster sCO2 technology’s acceptance to reduce water consumption by 100% by avoiding the use of water in the thermodynamic cycle loop/heat rejection section with air-cooling and thus enabling geographical flexibility.
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