Life Cycle Assessment Estimation for Eco-Management of Co-Generation Systems

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Seizo Kato, Naoki Maruyama, Yasuki Nikai, Hidekazu Takai, Anugerah Widiyanto

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mie University, Tsu, Mie 514-8507, Japan

J. Energy Resour. Technol 123(1), 15-20 (Oct 30, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1345732 History: Received March 15, 2000; Revised October 30, 2000
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Co-generation system employed in this study
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Typical pattern of hourly energy demands—(a) in a weekday in summer, (b) in a weekday in winter
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Typical ICON display to set up co-generation unit of interest—(a) system configuration and data input, (b) system layout
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Hourly EcL changing of the co-generation system
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Running cost evaluation
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(a) Operating ratio of gas turbines in summer, (b) operating ratio of gas turbines in winter



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