May 7, 2010 by Post Team 

CHPCHP:The use of a heat engine or a power station to simultaneously generate electricity and useful heat is known as combined heat and power (CHP) or cogeneration. Combined heat and power developments is Europe.Generally, a conventional power plant emits the heat created as a byproduct of electricity generation on the environment through cooling towers, as flue gas, or other media.

The use of CHP presents a great potential for increased energy efficiency and less environmental impact. It is considered as a priority area for many members States.In addition, development in the use of fuels used in CHP applications show a trend towards cleaner fuels. Almost 40% of electricity produced from cogeneration is produced for public supply purposes, often in connection with district heating (DH) networks. Nearly 60% of electricity produced from cogeneration is generated by auto-producers, normally for industrial processes.

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