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Micro Cogeneration

Towards Decentralized Energy Systems

Pehnt, M., Cames, M., Fischer, C., Praetorius, B., Schneider, L., Schumacher, K., Voß, J.-P.

2006, XV, 346 p.

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The electricity systems of many countries are currently undergoing a process of transformation. Market liberalization has induced major mergers and acquisitions in the electricity sector, but has also forced companies to seek out new business areas. Environmental regulations, like the Kyoto process and the European Emissions Trading Scheme, are exposing the sector to external pressure. New technologies – such as renewable energy, combined heat and power (CHP), or “clean coal” technologies – are emerging. Recent worldwide experiences with blackouts have once more put security of supply on the agenda. In Germany, the nuclear phase-out and decommissioning of outdated coal plants will lead to a need for replacement of more than one third of the current generation capacity by 2020. The need for replacement is an extremely important driving force for the current transformation, forcing conventional and new technologies to compete for a role in the future energy supply. The overall transformation of electricity systems is neither driven nor shaped by technical or societal modifications alone, but rather by a rich diversity of processes in the realms of technology, politics, society and economy.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Combined - Energy Management Systems - Heat - Micro CHP - Potential - Power - Software - Sustainability - Virtual Power Plant - electricity - energy supply - environment - plants

Related subjects » Energy Technology - Environmental Engineering and Physics - Environmental Sciences - Environmental Toxicology - Systems, Storage and Harvesting

Table of contents 

1. Micro Cogeneration Technology;- 2. Dynamics of Socio-Technical Change: Micro Cogeneration in Energy System Transformation Scenarios;- 3. The Future Heating Market and the Potential for Micro Cogeneration;- 4. Economics of Micro Cogeneration;- 5. Environmental Impacts of Micro Cogeneration;- 6. From Consumers to Operators: the Role of Micro Cogeneration Users;- 7. Micro Cogeneration - Setting of an Emerging Market;- 8. Institutional Framework and Innovation Policy for Micro Cogeneration in Germany;- 9. Embedding Micro Cogeneration in the Energy Supply System;- 10. The Micro Cogeneration Operator: A Report from Practical Experiences;- 11. Micro Cogeneration ín North America;- 12. Micro Cogeneration in Britain;- 13. Micro Cogneration in Japan.

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