[ koh-jen-uh-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkoʊ dʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən /
utilization of the normally wasted heat energy produced by a power plant or industrial process, especially to generate electricity.
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Words nearby cogeneration
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British Dictionary definitions for cogeneration
/ (ˌkəʊdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən) /
another name for CHP
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Scientific definitions for cogeneration
[ kō-jĕn′ə-rā′shən ]
A process in which an industrial facility uses its waste energy to produce heat or electricity. Compare trigeneration.
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