Waste Energy Recovery from Natural Gas Distribution Network: CELSIUS Project Demonstrator in Genoa
AbstractIncreasing energy efficiency by the smart recovery of waste energy is the scope of the CELSIUS Project (Combined Efficient Large Scale Integrated Urban Systems). The CELSIUS consortium includes a world-leading partnership of outstanding research, innovation and implementation organizations, and gather competence and excellence from five European cities with complementary baseline positions regarding the sustainable use of energy: Cologne, Genoa, Gothenburg, London, and Rotterdam. Lasting four-years and coordinated by the City of Gothenburg, the project faces with an holistic approach technical, economic, administrative, social, legal and political issues concerning smart district heating and cooling, aiming to establish best practice solutions. This will be done through the implementation of twelve new high-reaching demonstration projects, which cover the most major aspects of innovative urban heating and cooling for a smart city. The Genoa demonstrator was designed in order to recover energy from the pressure drop between the main supply line and the city natural gas network. The potential mechanical energy is converted to electricity by a turboexpander/generator system, which has been integrated in a combined heat and power plant to supply a district heating network. The performed energy analysis assessed natural gas saving and greenhouse gas reduction achieved through the smart systems integration. View Full-Text
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Borelli, D.; Devia, F.; Marré Brunenghi, M.; Schenone, C.; Spoladore, A. Waste Energy Recovery from Natural Gas Distribution Network: CELSIUS Project Demonstrator in Genoa. Sustainability 2015, 7, 16703-16719.
Borelli D, Devia F, Marré Brunenghi M, Schenone C, Spoladore A. Waste Energy Recovery from Natural Gas Distribution Network: CELSIUS Project Demonstrator in Genoa. Sustainability. 2015; 7(12):16703-16719.Chicago/Turabian Style
Borelli, Davide; Devia, Francesco; Marré Brunenghi, Margherita; Schenone, Corrado; Spoladore, Alessandro. 2015. "Waste Energy Recovery from Natural Gas Distribution Network: CELSIUS Project Demonstrator in Genoa." Sustainability 7, no. 12: 16703-16719.