TITLE

SMALL-SCALE CHP: Still 'Experimental'?

AUTHOR(S)
Audin, Lindsay
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Engineered Systems;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the study on the effects of the installation of the small-scale combined heat and power (CHP) systems in California. According to the author, the showed that there has been a relatively low overall average thermal efficiency which is under 37%. The study has suggested that systems instead be designed for the minimum electric and thermal loads to ensure maximum use of power and waste heat from the CHP plants.
ACCESSION #
31331928

 

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