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CHP Provides Onsite Power for Industrial Customers, and Others

Frank Swigonski, Advanced Energy Economy July 12, 2017 Summary For roughly a century, CHP systems have been reliable, cost-effective sources of power and thermal energy in both industrial and commercial building applications. Representing as much as 8% of U.S. electricity generation, CHP...

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Modernization & Optimization of Existing CHP Facility

Summary Following a scale-down in manufacturing production, Caterpillar Mossville Campus CHP based central plant mission changed. The central plant originally included a CHP system consisting of three nominal 15 MW combustion turbines and associated heat recovery equipment, a nominal 5 MW back...


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Energy Efficiency at Paper Mills: Combined Heat and Power in Italy

Summary Energy use in paper mills accounts for 15 - 30% of overall production costs. Italy's “Paper District of Lucca” as the tissue paper capital - is a key center of the world tissue paper industry with a reputation of continuous innovation. A new trend is to guarantee energy efficiency with...


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Abating Pollutants at Rubber Tire Factories: Waste to Power

Summary Rubber tire manufacturing discharges large amounts of fugitive air emissions (VOCs) during curing and other high temperature operations. EPA regulations and the Clean Air Acts require factories to control emissions. Gas turbines can be deployed as an abatement technology for such...