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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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com), European Cogeneration Market , finds that the market earned revenues of euro 548.
Cogeneration power plants often operate at 50 to 70 percent higher efficiency rates than single-generation facilities.
With energy costs rising, it may be prudent for owners and developers to take a good hard look at the benefits of a cogeneration system for a new or retrofitted commercial office building.
Chapleau is also reviewing economic development opportunities around the forest industry by encouraging partnerships between the Chapleau Cogeneration Plant and the private sector, says Earle Freeborn, mayor of Chapleau.
com/research/gd6krk/increasing) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Increasing Environmental Concerns and Proposed Energy Policies to Encourage the Growth of the Cogeneration Market in Europe" to their offering.
The subject of procurement overhaul is 2 pieces of existing cogeneration units for Tipsport Arena Liberec is located in Liberec Sport Park.
LONDON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --High investments in equipment and low payback periods of up to 5 to 7 years notwithstanding, cogeneration is all set for a revival in Europe between 2014 and 2018.
Advances in technology combined with rising energy costs have made the use of cogeneration an economically viable option for an increasing number of New York City building owners, improving utility reliability while reducing overall utility costs.
The future of that plant, and of similar cogeneration projects, now depends on the outcome of a two- to three-month review of Hydro's short- and long-term power needs.
Cogenra Solar([R]), a leading provider of distributed solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions, today announced a solar cogeneration project at Southern California Gas Company's (SoCalGas) Energy Resource Center (ERC).
The subject of the public contract renewal is 2 pieces of cogeneration units for Tipsport Arena Liberec.
The increasing global demand for electrical power and the simultaneous rise in environmental concerns and legislation are the major drivers for the cogeneration market.