ENER-G publishes guide to energy industry acronyms for CHP

ENER-G publishes guide to energy industry acronyms for CHP

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)
“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), then 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

Read the report ‘WTH is CHP? A guide to the energy industry’s acronyms’