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- v. To generate two forms of energy simultaneously.
This would allow the private sector to cogenerate power at DOE labs as a means of saving money.
Some chemical complexes also cogenerate electric while generating steam of the appropriate pressure.
With the plant operating in combined cycle duty the turbines will cogenerate both power and district heat.
We're one of the few industrialized countries left that makes it very hard to cogenerate heat and electricity, but if we did more of that, as is common abroad, we would save half of the fuel, carbon and cost.
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