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Local Energy, Distributed generation of heat and power

Local Energy

Distributed generation of heat and power  

by Janet Wood

In future the UK's energy supplies, for both heat and power, will come from much more diverse sources. In many cases this will mean local energy projects serving a local community or even a single house. What technologies are available? Where and at what scale can they be used? How can they work effectively with our existing energy networks? This book explores these power and heat sources, explains the characteristics of each and examines how they can be used.

About the Author

Janet Wood has been a journalist covering the power industry worldwide for more than 15 years. Janet has a degree in Physics and Chemistry from Royal Holloway College, University of London. She has edited magazines including Nuclear Engineering International, International Water Power and Dam Construction, Power Engineer, Asian Electricity and Power Engineering International. She is currently news editor of Utility Week magazine.

Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2008

Pages: 208

ISBN-13: 978-0-86341-739-9

Format: PBK

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