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Development of an Advanced Combined Heat and Power (CHP) System Utilizing Off-Gas from Coke Calcination - Fact Sheet, 2011

The Gas Technology Institute, in collaboration with Superior Graphite Company, the University of Southern California, and Solex Thermal Science, Inc., will develop an energy-efficient process of petroleum coke calcination in a fluidized bed with an advanced CHP system using the off-gases and the waste heat from the calcined coke. The total amount of recycled heat from the newly developed coke calcination process has sufficient heat for the CHP to produce process stream and generate most of the electricity used by the fluidized bed.