- 'Cool' design for power supplies. Woelfle, Werner // Control Engineering;Aug2008, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p16
The article focuses on the design of modern mains power supplies. Most designs are extremely compact which result to the dissipation of a substantial amount of power in the form of heat while operating. This often causes the overheating of the power supply's internal components, which lead to an...
- Economics of electricity self-generation by industrial firms. Rose, Kenneth; McDonald, John F. // Energy Journal;1991, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p47
Examines the decision to cogenerate electricity, on the perspective of an industrial firm that must choose among purchasing all its electricity, purchasing and producing some, or producing all of the electricity it needs. How the energy crisis in the 1970s affected industrial self-generation...
- CHP production continues its rise. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p2
Reports that the continued growth of the combined heat and power (CHP) production in Europe, according to a report from MarketLine International. Increase in market share to 15 percent by the year 2010;....more.
- Cogeneration in Netherlands. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p11
Reports on the growth of the market for combined hear and power (CHP) in the Netherlands. Steps taken by the government that led to the growth of CHP production; Carbon dioxide and energy conservation policies of the Dutch government; Economic advantages of CHP; Applications for CHP; Importance...
- Refinery cogen plant wins award. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p12
Reports that the BP Kwinana refinery cogeneration plant in Australia received an Award of Excellence from the Australian Consulting Engineers Association and recognition from the Western Australian Institution of Engineers. Capacity.
- Gas is great for cogen plants. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p15
Describes the features and functions of a combined heat and electric power (CHP) plant. Equipment and supplies; Suitability of natural gas as fuel for CHP plants; Ideal use, size and operation of a CHP plant; Advantages of an absorption chiller over a conventional reciprocating chiller.
- Cogen guide updated. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p16
Discusses each section of the Guide to Cogeneration/CHP and On-Site Generation updated by the ERA Technology. Section on independent review of on-site generation; Section on companies that provide products, services and expertise; Section for produce references.
- Cogen plant provides heat to distill water. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p18
Reports on the Cleburne cogeneration facility in Texas which was built by BVZ Partners, a joint venture between Black & Veatch and H B Zachry. Other projects handled by the joint venture; Safety record of the joint venture in its three projects as of March 1998.
- CHP now in the home. // European Power News;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p18
Reports on the study by the Department of Applied Energy at Cranfield University in Great Britain which predicts that 10 percent of homes in the country will have their own combined heat and power plants in the future. Demand for the Stirling engine for small scale home installations.