DOE Solar Process Adds Energy to Natural Gas
Installing PNNLâ€™s system in front of natural gas power plants turns them into hybrid solar-gas facilities. The system uses solar heat to convert natural gas into syngas, a fuel containing hydrogen and carbon monoxide. Because syngas has a higher energy content, a power plant equipped with the system can consume about 20 percent less natural gas while producing the same amount of electricity.
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