Distributed generation : the power paradigm for the new millennium / [edited by] Anne-Marie Borbely, Jan F. Kreider.

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Book
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English
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Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2001.
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1 online resource (417 p.)

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As a result of deregulation, the US electric utility industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation with far-reaching technical and social consequences. At the heart of this transformation lies Distributed Generation (DG)-the substitution of centralized electricity production with smaller-scale technologies located in or near facilities and powered by natural gas or renewable resources. The Electric Power Research Institute estimates that 20 percent of all new power generation will use distributed, not centralized technologies.Distributed Generation: The Power Paradigm for the New Mi
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
Front Cover; Preface; Editors; Contents; 1. Distributed Generation: An Introduction; 2. Combustion Engine Generator Sets; 3. Combustion Turbines; 4. Photovoltaic Systems; 5. Microturbines; 6. Fuel Cells; 7. Principles of Control of Distributed Generation Systems; 8. Economic and Financial Aspects of Distributed Generation; 9. The Regulatory Environment; 10. Combined Heat and Power (CHP); 11. Electric Power Distribution Systems; 12. Installation and Interconnection; 13. Fuels; Nomenclature; Index
ISBN
  • 0-429-11504-0
  • 1-280-48272-9
  • 9786610482726
  • 1-4200-4239-4
OCLC
  • 475980198
  • 156898410
Doi
  • 10.1201/9781420042399
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