publication . Article . 2016

Combined Heat and Power Systems for the Provision of Sustainable Energy from Biomass in Buildings

Ortwein Andreas;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: E3S Web of Conferences, volume 10, page 134 (eissn: 2267-1242, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Against the background of greenhouse gases causing climate change, combined heat and power (CHP) systems fueled by biomass can efficiently supply energy with high flexibility. Such CHP systems will usually consist of one or more thermo-chemical conversion steps and at least one (the more or less separated) electric power generation unit. Depending on the main products of the previous conversion steps (e.g. combustible gases or liquids, but also flue gases with sensible heat), different technologies are available for the final power conversion step. This includes steam cycles with steam turbines or engines and different working fluids (water, organic fluids), but...
free text keywords: Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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