Bringing together the expertise of leading experts from all areas of the cogeneration industry, this master volume provides a compendium of practical, up-to-the-minute information, covering the newest technology developments, market trends, new and developing opportunities, regulatory issues, project economics, system integration and management, risk management and more. You'll learn the latest trends in public-private partnerships in cogeneration, how to effectively negotiate power sales contracts, the best approaches to securing standby service, and how utilities are using cogeneration as a "value-added" service. You'll find a valuable engineering and economic analysis of thermal energy storage for cogeneration applications, guidelines for optimizing system operation and maintenance, an assessment of the reliability of natural gas powered systems, strategies for enhancing cogeneration economics, and outstanding coverage of regulatory issues and environmental permitting. A variety of case histories provide valuable guidance for project planners, developers, and engineers.
Cogeneration management reference guide / F. William Payne, editor.1997Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press, c1997.447 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Includes index.