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District Heating Supply from Nuclear Power Plants: Technical and Economic Aspects

In the February 2022 issue of POWER, an overview of existing district heating systems that utilize nuclear power for their energy source was presented and best practices of successful installations…


District Heating Supply from Nuclear Power Plants

Nuclear energy is competitive for urban district heating applications. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, about 43 nuclear reactors around the world—mostly in Eastern Europe and Russia—provide district heating…


Caterpillar Extends Range of Containerized CHP Solutions that Lower Energy Costs, Increase Resiliency and Support Sustainability Initiatives

DEERFIELD, IL (Dec. 20, 2021) – Caterpillar Inc. today announced that it now offers new 1.5 MW and 2.0 MW power nodes in the company’s growing line of containerized combined…


Power Plant Repowering with District Heating Supply

District heating systems offer a great way to improve fuel utilization at power plants. Two projects—one in the U.S. and one in Russia—that involved adding gas turbines and heat recovery…


Novel System Uses Condenser Water for District Heating
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Conventional district heating systems are generally designed around the load. However, an alternate approach would be to design around potential heat sources, including the waste heat from power plants. Many…