Technical-economic Analysis of the Organic Rankine Cycle with Different Energy Sources

Document Type : Original Article


1 arak university of technology

2 arak unversty of technology


In this study, the thermodynamic and economical design of an organic Rankine cycle with different energy sources in Arak has been investigated. The effect of organic fluids and pinch temperatures on the Rankine cycle performance was analysed. The use of other energy sources such as solar energy, biomass, heat recovery from micro turbine was Discussed and the cost of power generation was calculated. According to the heat required by the Rankin cycle, the solar tower in Arak has been designed and estimated. The output power of the organic Rankine cycle using microturbine is increased by about 20%The highest cost of power generation is the use of microturbine, solar energy, biomass and hot water, respectively.