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Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion

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Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion. / Keipi, Tiina; Hankalin, Ville; Nummelin, Jaakko; Raiko, Risto.

julkaisussa: Energy Conversion and Management, Vuosikerta 110, 2016, s. 1-12.

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Keipi, T, Hankalin, V, Nummelin, J & Raiko, R 2016, 'Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion', Energy Conversion and Management, Vuosikerta. 110, Sivut 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2015.11.057

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Keipi, Tiina ; Hankalin, Ville ; Nummelin, Jaakko ; Raiko, Risto. / Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion. Julkaisussa: Energy Conversion and Management. 2016 ; Vuosikerta 110. Sivut 1-12.

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title = "Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion",
abstract = "This paper presents a techno-economic analysis of four concepts that apply the thermal decomposition of methane (TDM) with the aim of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in natural gas combustion. Different technical solutions are applied to convert methane in natural gas to gaseous hydrogen, which is combusted to produce electricity with a steam power cycle, and solid carbon, which is assumed to be sold as carbon black. The cost of electricity production and the potential to reduce CO2 emissions in each concept were evaluated and compared to the reference case of direct methane combustion. With a moderate emission allowance price (20 €/tCO2) and product carbon price (500 €/tcarbon) the cost of electricity production in the concepts was 12–58{\%} higher than in the reference case. However, the price of product carbon had a significant effect on the feasibility of the concepts. Thus, the methane burner, which showed the best performance, produced 17{\%} less CO2 emissions per MWhe and had a smaller cost of electricity production than the reference case already with the carbon price of 600–700 €/tcarbon.",
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T1 - Techno-economic analysis of four concepts for thermal decomposition of methane: Reduction of CO2 emissions in natural gas combustion

AU - Keipi, Tiina

AU - Hankalin, Ville

AU - Nummelin, Jaakko

AU - Raiko, Risto

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N2 - This paper presents a techno-economic analysis of four concepts that apply the thermal decomposition of methane (TDM) with the aim of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in natural gas combustion. Different technical solutions are applied to convert methane in natural gas to gaseous hydrogen, which is combusted to produce electricity with a steam power cycle, and solid carbon, which is assumed to be sold as carbon black. The cost of electricity production and the potential to reduce CO2 emissions in each concept were evaluated and compared to the reference case of direct methane combustion. With a moderate emission allowance price (20 €/tCO2) and product carbon price (500 €/tcarbon) the cost of electricity production in the concepts was 12–58% higher than in the reference case. However, the price of product carbon had a significant effect on the feasibility of the concepts. Thus, the methane burner, which showed the best performance, produced 17% less CO2 emissions per MWhe and had a smaller cost of electricity production than the reference case already with the carbon price of 600–700 €/tcarbon.

AB - This paper presents a techno-economic analysis of four concepts that apply the thermal decomposition of methane (TDM) with the aim of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in natural gas combustion. Different technical solutions are applied to convert methane in natural gas to gaseous hydrogen, which is combusted to produce electricity with a steam power cycle, and solid carbon, which is assumed to be sold as carbon black. The cost of electricity production and the potential to reduce CO2 emissions in each concept were evaluated and compared to the reference case of direct methane combustion. With a moderate emission allowance price (20 €/tCO2) and product carbon price (500 €/tcarbon) the cost of electricity production in the concepts was 12–58% higher than in the reference case. However, the price of product carbon had a significant effect on the feasibility of the concepts. Thus, the methane burner, which showed the best performance, produced 17% less CO2 emissions per MWhe and had a smaller cost of electricity production than the reference case already with the carbon price of 600–700 €/tcarbon.

KW - Carbon capture

KW - Natural gas

KW - Carbon black

KW - Methane decomposition

KW - Techno-economic analysis

KW - Carbon dioxide

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