TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Industrial and Cogeneration

Technical and Tariff Scenarios Effect on Microturbine Trigenerative Applications

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Stefano Campanari, Ennio Macchi

Energetics Department, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32, 20133 Milano, Italye-mail: ennio.macchi@polimi.it

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 126(3), 581-589 (Aug 11, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1762904 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online August 11, 2004
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