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When does using TEGs in a power plant become worthwhile?

Sun, 12th Feb 2012

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Jeff Brewer, via Facebook asked:

What size of generating station do you need to be working with in order for the system like the one you were discussing to be cost effective?


Andrew -   I would say that's an open question at the moment.  If I was to really go out on a limb I would say that a megawatt would be the point at which you would get a cost-effective system.


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