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Distributed Generation: A Nontechnical Guide

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As the energy market restructures into a significantly more competitive industry, many energy companies are considering distributed generation (DG) as part of a new customer-focused corporate strategy. Chambers, et al cover the technologies associated with DG including diesel engines, gas-fired internal combustion generator sets, fuel cell systems, micro-turbines, and photovoltaic systems in easy-to-understand language.

Features and Benefits

  • Introduction and background
  • Drivers and impacts
  • Combustion turbines and micro-turbines
  • Fuel cells
  • Renewable resources
  • Technical application issues
  • Project financing and economics
  • Utility perspectives and issues

About the Authors

Ann Chambers is author of several PennWell top-selling books. She served as managing editor for PennWell’s 1998 and 1999 editions of the International Electric Power Encyclopedia. Ms. Chambers is a former editor and writer for Power Engineering and Power Engineering International and an author of PennWell’s Power Industry Abbreviator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from Oklahoma State University.

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Type: Hardcover
Size: 6x9
Pages: 283
Published: 2001
ISBN: 9780878147892

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As the energy market restructures into a significantly more competitive industry, many energy companies are considering distributed generation (DG) as part of a new customer-focused corporate strategy. Chambers, et al cover the technologies associated with DG including diesel engines, gas-fired internal combustion generator sets, fuel cell systems, micro-turbines, and photovoltaic systems in easy-to-understand language.

Features and Benefits

  • Introduction and background
  • Drivers and impacts
  • Combustion turbines and micro-turbines
  • Fuel cells
  • Renewable resources
  • Technical application issues
  • Project financing and economics
  • Utility perspectives and issues

About the Authors

Ann Chambers is author of several PennWell top-selling books. She served as managing editor for PennWell’s 1998 and 1999 editions of the International Electric Power Encyclopedia. Ms. Chambers is a former editor and writer for Power Engineering and Power Engineering International and an author of PennWell’s Power Industry Abbreviator. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from Oklahoma State University.

Details
Type: Hardcover
Size: 6x9
Pages: 283
Published: 2001
ISBN: 9780878147892

View Sample

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