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A carbon-free power source for liquefied natural gas vaporization and storage

December 2020
Gallery Powerfin 1
Gallery Powerfin 1


Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import terminals are important power consumers and need vaporizers to regasify LNG. Powerfin is a LNG vaporisation system for import terminals, able to produce carbon-free electricity using the otherwise wasted cold energy contained in the LNG. It is based on an innovative thermodynamic cycle which achieves state-of-the-art cold recovery, and high reliability. The carbon-free electricity produced can be exported and/or used locally by the terminal itself. LNG regasification terminals become not only energy importers, but also local and green energy producers.

Label Date December 23, 2020
From France
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Visibility, New clients

The environmental benefits

  • 40 kWh of Power generated by ton of vaporized LNG
  • Carbon free electricity from wasted cold
  • Power: 160tLNG/h*40kWh/tLNG = 6,4MW
  • Around 52 kg of CO2 saved per ton of vaporized LNG
  • Avoid any natural gas consumption for LNG regasification

The Financial benefits

  • IRR is between 2-5% and the payback period is 10-13 years (highly related to the domestic electricity price)
  • Possibility to sell carbon credits related to power produced and carbon footprint decrease
  • Reduce by up to 70% the energy consumption of the terminal, therefore decreasing by the same amount the variable part of the electricity bill

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Company Profile

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

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Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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