Bottoming Cycle
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Bottoming Cycle
Bottoming cycle: A waste-heat recovery boiler recaptures the unused energy and uses it to produce steam to drive a steam turbine generator to produce electricity.
Bottoming Cycle

A means to increase the thermal efficiency of a steam electric generating system by converting some waste heat from the condenser into electricity rather than discharging all of it into the environment.

Bottoming Cycle

A means to increase the thermal efficiency of a steam electric generating system by converting some waste heat from the condenser into electricity rather than discharging all of it into the environment.

Bottoming Cycle

A cogeneration system in which steam is used first for process heat and then for electric power production.

Bottoming Cycle

A cogeneration system in which steam is used first for process heat and then for electric power production.

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Bottoming Cycle has been defined 5 different ways in documents like U.S. Energy Information Administration Glossary of Terms, Glossary of Terms, Glossary of Energy Terms, and 2 more.

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