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Title: Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power (CCHP) System: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-14-570

Abstract

NREL and Be Power Tech, Inc. (Be Power) will jointly develop a new combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) system that uses desiccants in combination with evaporative cooling and fuel cells. The combined system will have better economics and business case than a separate desiccant enhanced air conditioner and fuel cell system. The overall system is expected to become a net revenue generator by delivering power and air conditioning to a building while inputting natural gas and water. This development effort will revolve around adapting NREL's desiccant cooling technology to work with Be Power's proprietary system integration design for CCHP systems. The objective of the CRADA is to develop, then commercialize this CCHP system by jointly developing the system integration design, testing methods, and hardware for this system. The commercial name given to the CCHP system is BeCool.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
OSTI Identifier:
1467825
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-5500-72257
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; evaporative; heat; cooling; fuel cells; CRADA

Citation Formats

Kozubal, Eric J. Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power (CCHP) System: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-14-570. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1467825.
Kozubal, Eric J. Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power (CCHP) System: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-14-570. United States. doi:10.2172/1467825.
Kozubal, Eric J. Fri . "Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power (CCHP) System: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-14-570". United States. doi:10.2172/1467825. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1467825.
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author = {Kozubal, Eric J.},
abstractNote = {NREL and Be Power Tech, Inc. (Be Power) will jointly develop a new combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) system that uses desiccants in combination with evaporative cooling and fuel cells. The combined system will have better economics and business case than a separate desiccant enhanced air conditioner and fuel cell system. The overall system is expected to become a net revenue generator by delivering power and air conditioning to a building while inputting natural gas and water. This development effort will revolve around adapting NREL's desiccant cooling technology to work with Be Power's proprietary system integration design for CCHP systems. The objective of the CRADA is to develop, then commercialize this CCHP system by jointly developing the system integration design, testing methods, and hardware for this system. The commercial name given to the CCHP system is BeCool.},
doi = {10.2172/1467825},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
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