Thermal Design for CHP


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Thermal Design for CHP
Gearoid Foley This chapter discusses the issues surrounding the thermal aspects of CHP planning and design, waste heat recovery, and the application of the resultant recovered energy to meet facility requirements. The profitable use of the thermal output from a CHP plant is essential to realizing its economic potential. As illustrated in Fig. 4-1, while the revenue from offset electric purchases typically represents 80 percent of the revenue stream, the thermal output typically represents the entire profit margin. This advantage cannot be fully…
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Milton Meckler; Lucas Hyman: Sustainable On-Site CHP Systems: Design, Construction, and Operations. Thermal Design for CHP, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export