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The simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heat from a single power source.


(Electrical Engineering) another name for CHP


(ˌkoʊ dʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən)

utilization of the normally wasted heat energy produced by a power plant or industrial process, esp. to generate electricity.
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Sudipta, Polygeneration using Agricultural Waste: Thermodynamic and Economic Feasibility study, Renew.
2012) Assessment of high temperature organic Rankine cycle engine for polygeneration with MED desalination: A preliminary approach.
Ni, "A mixed-integer nonlinear programming approach to the optimal design of heat network in a polygeneration energy system," Applied Energy, vol.
Among more specific areas discussed are biomass resources and biofuel production, solar energy, gas turbine power generation, cogeneration and polygeneration, carbon capture, efficiency improvements and waste management, new electric transmission systems, electric cars and hybrid cars, thermal energy storage, materials for energy storage, regulation and policy, and energy efficiencies and emission reduction.
Optimal location of lignocellulosic ethanol refineries with polygeneration in Sweden.
Atoll Energy, a French firm focused on smart thermal grid solutions, is set to unveil its innovation in polygeneration at the World Future Energy Summit to be held in Abu Dhabi next week.
Optimization and Efficiency Analysis of Polygeneration System with Coke-Oven gas and Coal Gasified gas by Aspen Plus.
We will carry out R&D demonstration projects in an orderly fashion on converting coal into synthetic natural gas and coal synfuel and coal-based polygeneration, and steadily industrialize development.
Chen Y, Yang FI, Wang X, Zhang S, Chen H (2012) Biomass-based pyrolytic polygeneration system on cotton stalk pyrolysis: Influence of temperature.
An original multi-objective criterion for the design of small-scale polygeneration systems based on realistic operating conditions.
Techno-economic analysis of polygeneration systems with carbon capture and storage and CO2 reuse, Chemical Engineering Journal, 219: 96-108.
A full blown polygeneration system in Jordan will provide actual use of the new LFC for power generation, heating and cooling.