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Cogeneration or combined heat and power (CHP) is the use of a heat engine[1] or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time. Trigeneration or combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) refers to the simultaneous generation of electricity and useful heating and cooling from the combustion of a fuel or a solar heat collector.

Savings Sweeten the Deal

Savings Sweeten the Deal

The cost of health care encompasses many unseen factors. Case in point: energy costs. Each year, the pharmaceutical sector spends more than $800 million on energy, according to the US EPA. Even so, those costs comprise a small percentage-about 5% of the cost of goods sold and 1% of sales-of


Jim Morris doesn’t mind that Wisconsin’s Winnebago County is in the minority when it comes to tapping into its landfill gas. Doing so, he says, will provide a host of benefits to his county government.

By using gas emissions from landfill waste for a pair of combined heat and power (CHP)

The Cooling Power of Waste Heat

Historically, energy efficiency has not been the number one priority for those who run industrial refrigeration operations. In fact, the Energy Center of Wisconsin calls the refrigeration industry a “giant snowball of waste,” where efficiency often takes a backseat to day-to-day production issues. Growing food-distribution operations are

Oil Producer Installs Cogeneration System With Ultra-Low NOx Emissions

At one California wellfield, however, a new gas-turbine cogeneration system has increased the electric-power supply while actually reducing air pollution. The 1.4-megawatt turbine, model GPB15X, was manufactured by Kawasaki Gas Turbines – Americas, a division of Kawaskai Motors Corporation, USA, which is owned by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe, Japan.

Ten Years in Creative Design for Medical Campus Utility Demand

The year was 1992: Wayne’s World was sweeping movie theaters; Nirvana still had a front man; Tiger Woods was a high school sophomore winning his second Junior Amateur title; greenhouse gases were at some of their highest recorded levels; and Provenant Health Partners of Denver, CO, was about to embark

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