cogeneration

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co·gen·er·a·tion

 (kō-jĕn′ə-rā′shən)
n.
The simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heat from a single power source.

cogeneration

(ˌkəʊdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən)
n
(Electrical Engineering) another name for CHP

co•gen•e•ra•tion

(ˌkoʊ dʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
utilization of the normally wasted heat energy produced by a power plant or industrial process, esp. to generate electricity.
[1975–80]
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