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    • Alternatives to Industrial Cogeneration: A Pinch Technology Perspective 

      Karp, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1988-09)
      Pinch Technology studies across a broad spectrum of processes confirm that existing plants typically consume 15-40% more thermal energy than they should. Consequently, many cogeneration schemes have been based on ...
    • An Analysis of Energy Consumption in Grocery Stores in a Hot and Humid Climate 

      Mukhopadhyay, Jaya (2013-04-09)
      The intent of this study was to investigate the efficient use of energy by developing an energy efficient grocery store combined with cogeneration. This study demonstrated the potential to reduce the energy use in buildings, ...
    • Analysis of In-Plant Cogeneration Using a Microcomputer 

      Schmidt, P. S.; Fisher, D. B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      The analysis of in-plant cogeneration opportunities requires quantification of several factors. These include, among others, the profiles of plant steam and electricity usage, the temperature and pressure of primary header ...
    • Application of Cogeneration to Small Commercial Systems 

      Cooper, D. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Co-generation is sometimes defined as a customer owned, electrical generating system capable of feeding power back into the Electric Utility lines for compensation. For a long time, the Electric Utility Companies took ...
    • Application of Pinch Technology in Refinery Retrofits 

      Thomas, W. R.; Siegell, J. H.; Sideropoulos, T.; Robertson, J. L.; Papoulias, S. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      This paper reviews the application of pinch technology in the identification of the most attractive retrofit prospects in typical refineries. In the first part of the paper, methodology is described to identify ...
    • Bayou Cogeneration Plant- A Case Study 

      Bray, M. E.; Mellor, R.; Bollinger, J. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      The Bayou Cogeneration Plant is a prime example of the high fuel efficiency and consequent energy savings an industrial company can realize from cogeneration. A joint venture of Big Three Industries, Inc., and ...
    • Co-Generation at a Practical Plant Level 

      Feuell, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The Steam Turbine: A basic description of how a steam turbine converts available heat into mechanical energy to define the formulae used for the cost comparisons in the subsequent examples. Co-Generation: Comparison between ...
    • Coal and Co-generation at a Petro-Chemical Complex 

      Turek, P.; Gibson, G. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Celanese Chemical Company, Inc. is converting from natural gas to coal as boiler fuel at its petrochemical plant in the Texas Panhandle. Coincident with that fuel conversion is a project in conjunction with Southwestern ...
    • Coal-Fired Fluidized Bed Combustion Cogeneration 

      Thunem, C.; Smith, N. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      The availability of an environmentally acceptable multifuel technology, such as fluidized bed combustion, has encouraged many steam producers/ users to investigate switching from oil or gas to coal. Changes in federal ...
    • Cogeneration - A Utility Perspective 

      Williams, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Cogeneration has become an extremely popular subject when discussing conservation and energy saving techniques. One of the key factors which effect conservation is the utility viewpoint on PURPA and cogeneration rule making. ...
    • Cogeneration and community design: performance based model for optimization of the design of U.S. residential communities utilizing cogeneration systems in cold climates 

      Rashed Ali Atta, Hazem Mohamed (2009-06-02)
      The integration of cogeneration technologies in residential communities has the potential of reducing energy demand and harmful emissions. This study investigated the impact of selected design parameters on the environmental ...
    • Cogeneration Assessment Methodology for Utilities 

      Sedlik, B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      A methodology is presented that enables electric utilities to assess the cogeneration potential among industrial, commercial, and institutional customers within the utility's service area. The methodology includes a survey ...
    • Cogeneration at Iowa Methodist Medical Center 

      Thunem, C. B.; Schebler, S. J.; Love, G. I. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      The Iowa Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa, is installing two 1,500 kW Fairbanks-Morse turbocharged dual-fuel reciprocating engine-generators. The system will be installed with recovery of exhaust waste heat ...
    • Cogeneration Can Add To Your Profits 

      Gerlaugh, H. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      The predicted rapid escalation of gas and electric costs, particularly in those utility systems predominantly fired by gas, make it important for both industry and utilities to evaluate the role of cogeneration in their ...
    • Cogeneration Economics 

      Mongon, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Cogeneration of heat power is today receiving more attention by energy economists and policy makers - The enormous escalation of energy prices over the last decade has made energy efficiency an important economic factor ...
    • Cogeneration Economics and Financial Analysis 

      Kusik, C. L.; Golden, W. J.; Fox, L. K. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Cogeneration has received much attention as a way to improve the efficiency of energy generation and conversion. This interest has been stimulated by higher energy costs for fuel and electricity as well as economic incentives ...
    • Cogeneration Energy Profitability from the Energy User and Third-Party Viewpoint 

      Polsky, M. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      This paper describes the relationship between major energy costs such as: fuel, electricity, and thermal energy and their effect on cogeneration profits and economics from both the energy user and the third party perspective. ...
    • Cogeneration in Texas 

      Halicki, T. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      As a result of suggestions made at the 1979 Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) sponsored cogeneration conference, the Commission convened the 1980 Cogeneration Task Force. The Task Force was charged by a Commission ...
    • Cogeneration Leads to Major Aquaculture and Greenhouse Development in Canada 

      Mercer, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Utilizing waste heat from thermal electric or hydro-electric power stations offers substantial energy and cost savings to both the salmon aquaculture and greenhouse industries in Canada. Projects successfully demonstrating ...
    • The Cogeneration Plant: Meeting Long-Term Objectives 

      Greenwood, R. W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1989-09)
      In order to meet economic objectives of cogeneration projects, reliable operation must be achieved. The key to successful operation is proper preparation beginning at the economic justification stage and continuing through ...