Industrial CHP excess heat efficient usage for cooling

  • Priit Uuemaa
  • Haralds Vigants
  • Dagnija Blumberga
  • Imre Drovtar
Keywords: combined cooling, heat and power plant, energy efficiency, HVAC systems, industrial processes


This study investigates the possibilities how to utilize the combined heat and power plant (CHP) excess heat in the industry during the hot periods of time when the heat demand is limited. In order to maximize the CHP electricity production the efficient heat load has to be increased. The goal of this article is to present the solution for the industrial CHP excess heat utilization for the local cooling. The study introduces the method and model of how to evaluate the industrial CHP plant potential and economical benefit for the production of local cooling from the excess heat.