ORCNext deliverables

The goals aimed to be achieved in ORCNext are listed in the deliverables list below, per workpackage.

The results of these goals are given in different reports. To obtain the results, please send an e-mail to Judith Ooms (Judith.Ooms@UGent.be)

WP1

  • D1.1: Simulation file and environment for each of the 6 cycle architectures
  • D1.2: Design methodology and parametric function to assist in making architectural and operating condition choices
  • D1.3: Peer reviewed publications on cycle architecture comparison and design methodology
  • D1.4: Multi-objective thermo-economic optimization strategy for ORCs applied to subcritical and transcritital cycles for waste heat recovery
  • D1.5: Methodical thermodynamic analysis and regression models of organic rankine cycle architectures for waste heat recovery

WP2

  • D2.1: Design/optimization of screw expander
  • D2.2: Type 1 ‘static’ low order models
  • D2.3: Type 2 ‘dynamic’ low order models
  • D2.4: Peer reviewed publications on fluid dynamics and sensitivity on parameters
  • D2.5: Insights in new expander designs
  • D2.6: Insights in ORC cycle dependent optimized expander design

WP3

  • D3.1: Knowledge platform on existing and prospective control strategies for ORC technology
  • D3.2: Experimental campaign and modelling of a low-capacity waste heat recovery system based on a single screw expander
  • D3.3: Simulation files including the grey box models
  • D3.4: Simplified dynamic models for control
  • D3.5: Control strategies for ORC tecnology
  • D3.6: System cycle optimisation through dynamic control
  • D3.7: Peer reviewed purblications on dynamic models and dynamic control strategy)

WP4

  • D4.1: Simulation model extension towards SC ORC
  • D4.2: Benefits of using supercritical fluids in the ORC
  • D4.3: Performance evaluation of the designed tubular supercritical heat exchanger for ORC application
  • D4.4: Performance evaluation of the designed tubular supercritical heat exchanger for ORC application
  • D4.5: A report containing the final results of the experimental validation of the SC HX models

WP5

  • D5.1: Prototype supercritical heat exchanger
  • D5.2: Test results for model validation supercritical heat exchanger
  • D5.3: Test results expander
  • D5.4: Test results cycle architectures
  • D5.5: Steady state and dynamic validation of the thermocycle modelica library for small scale ORC systems
  • D5.6: Control strategies for ORC technology

WP6

  • D6.1: Excess heat recovery with ORC in Flanders: policy setting
  • D6.2: Modelling tools for assessing the economic and financial feasibility of ORC applications
  • D6.3: Integration of ORC applications in the energy-economy of functional production processes and industrial plants
  • D6.4: Modelling tools for assessing the economic and financial feasibility of ORC applications
  • D6.5: Learning processes for energy efficiency technologies: case study ORCs
  • D6.6: ORC investment as a real option