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PE Volume 107 Issue 9
The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, which recently installed a 1.75 MW cogeneration system to provide up to 80 percent of the museum's heat, hot water and electricity, hopes to develop the green installation into what may be the only working cogeneration museum exhibit in the world.
Gas turbines, especially in combined-cycle configurations, typically provide high efficiencies and low emissions, particularly under ideal temperature and humidity conditions.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has designated American Electric's Power's former Philo Unit 6 an Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark for numerous groundbreaking technological advances.
Concern surrounding natural gas supplies and prices was clearly the most broadly expressed theme at the COAL-GEN Conference and Exposition in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 6-8, which drew nearly 1,800 attendees and almost 170 exhibitors.