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This book will bring you up to speed on all aspects of microturbines, covering the full scope of technologies now available, as well as where and how they are being applied, and how their increased use will impact the electric power industry in the years ahead. The first section examines how microturbines work, their use for power production, fuel variations, environmental advantages, and how they are connected with utility systems. The second section focuses on applications and case histories, examining use of microturbines for distributed generation, cogeneration, waste fuels, peak saving, and cooling applications. Also covered are permitting, project financing, and available government resources, and what the future holds.
6 x 9, Illus., Hardcover
ORDER CODE: 0518
1 Introduction and History of the Microturbine
2 Design Goals and Achievements for the Microturbine
3 Dual Mode Operation
4 Operational and Environmental Characteristics
5 Markets for the Microturbine
6 Manufacturers of Microturbines
7 Operating Histories
8 Realism in the Future
Appendix A Case Histories of Microturbines in Various Applications
Appendix B Installation Standards for Microturbines
Appendix C Microturbine Power Conversion Technology Review