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POLYGENERATION SYSTEMS

United States Patent Application

20090084035
A1
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A polygeneration system, wherein the various units of the polygeneration system are integrated to effectively separate the undesired species. In one embodiment, a polygeneration system is provided that includes a syngas generator for producing a syngas, a syngas enrichment unit for separating undesired species from the syngas to produce an enriched syngas and a syngas utilization system that utilizes the enriched syngas to produce useful products and a stream to facilitate the separation of undesired species in the syngas enrichment unit. In some embodiments, the polygeneration system includes membrane reactor, catalytic burner and power generation unit.
Wei, Wei (Mission Viejo, CA)
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (SCHENECTADY NY)
11/ 863,781
September 28, 2007
[0001] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-05NT42451 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.