Solar Total Energy Project Shenandoah, Georgia
The Solar Total Energy Project (STEP) at Shenandoah, Georgia is the world's largest industrial application of solar cogeneration. It is a cooperative effort between the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Georgia Power Company to further America's search for alternative sources of energy. It is an outgrowth of research started in 1972 by Sandia National Laboratories for the U. S. Energy Research and Development Administration. The objective of the Shenandoah project is to evaluate a solar total energy system that provides electrical power, process steam, and air conditioning for a knitwear factory operated by Bleyle of America, Inc. Solar energy will displace a large part of the electricity and fossil fuels normally used to run the factory and produce the clothing.
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- Journal Name: Proc. Annu. Meet. - Am. Sect. Int. Sol. Energy Soc.; (United States); Journal Volume: 6; Conference: American Solar Energy Society meeting, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1 Jun 1983
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- Georgia Power Company, Shenandoah, Georgia
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- United States
- 14 SOLAR ENERGY; TOTAL ENERGY SYSTEMS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; COGENERATION; ELECTRIC POWER; GEORGIA; SOLAR AIR CONDITIONING; SOLAR FRACTION; SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANTS; US DOE; AIR CONDITIONING; DEUS; ENERGY SYSTEMS; FEDERAL REGION IV; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NORTH AMERICA; POWER; POWER GENERATION; POWER PLANTS; SOLAR POWER PLANTS; STEAM GENERATION; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; US ORGANIZATIONS; USA 140704* -- Solar Thermal Power Systems-- Total Energy & Hybrid Systems-- (1980-)
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