Al-Khawarizmi Engineering Journal (Dec 2017)

A theoretical study for increasing production of electric power from Iraqi steam power plants.

  • فلاح فاخر حاتم,
  • د.مؤيد رزوقي حسن

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 2, no. 2


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This article conclude a theoretical study for the possibility to produce additional electric power from Iraqi steam power plants by cutting – off high-pressure feed water heaters . Three separated steam power plants which Dura , south –Baghdad and Nasria were studied . The investigation showed the possibity of increasing the electric power from 10 to 15% for Dura and Nasria , whereas 6% for south – Baghdad . According to the nowadays of operation to Iraqi steam power plants , the results showed that by cutting–off high pressure feed water heaters we can generate additional electric power about 250 MW during 3-4 hrs. daily. In addition, the fuel consumption can be reduced in comparison with diesel generator, which is used to produce the same add- ional electric power.