Chapter 12. Industrial Cogeneration

  1. Dr. Zoran K. Morvay PhD in electrical engineering1 and
  2. Dr. Dušan D. Gvozdenac PhD Professor Chairman director2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714379.ch12

Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management

Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management

How to Cite

Morvay, Z. K. and Gvozdenac, D. D. (2008) Industrial Cogeneration, in Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714379.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    UNDP, Croatia

  2. 2

    Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, Yugoslavia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697429

Online ISBN: 9780470714379



  • Cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power (CHP);
  • cogeneration scheme;
  • industrial cogeneration plants;
  • absorption chillers;
  • load duration curve;
  • cogeneration and performance improvement measure;
  • cogeneration plant environmental impact estimation;
  • Detailed Energy Audit (DEA)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • System Description

  • Principles of Operation

  • Types of Industrial Cogeneration Plants

  • Operational Modes of Cogeneration Systems

  • Performance Definition

  • Factors Influencing Performance

  • Economic Aspects of Cogeneration as a Performance Improvement Measure

  • Performance Assessment

  • Performance Monitoring and Improvement

  • Environmental Impacts

  • Case Study: Drying Kiln (Gas Turbine Operation Philosophy Improvement)

  • Bibliography