‘WTH IS CHP’? ENER-G publishes guide to energy industry acronyms

A guide to the energy industry’s most baffling acronyms has been published by cogeneration specialist ENER-G to improve customers’ understanding of combined heat and power

CHP is a complex technology and there’s a long list of other associated industry abbreviations that can make it more difficult to understand”, says Clare Burns, Marketing Manager for ENER-G Combined Power.  “If you’ve ever wondered WTH is COP (coefficient of performance)? or exclaimed OMG what’s an MPa (Megapascal),  this guide will give you interpretations and a short explanation.” 

Some of the most popular acronyms associated with CHP, featured and defined in the guide, include:

  • CCHP – Combined Cooling, Heat and Power

  • DSR – Demand Side Response

  • DSM – Demand side measures

  • STOR – Short Term Operating Reserve

  • GCV – Gross Calorific Value

  • WHRB – Waste Heat Recovery Boiler

  • ORC – Organic Rankine Cycle

  • ESCO – Energy Services Company

Download the report ‘WTH is CHP? A guide to the energy industry’s acronyms’ at: http://bit.ly/1rR7hzk

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