For many years now there have been major industrial plants using the by product of heat generated by their machines to provide space heating for their premesis. Some have harnessed this heat and used it to create electricity, much like many of our fuel burning power stations.
Some went a step further and installed generators to create their own electricity and used the heat from this process to carry out other functions in their factories.
Domestic and Small Business
There is a trial in operation in Ireland at present where under 1,000 units are in operation to assess their viability here. These are, for the most part in domestic houses where they are fired by gas to heat water for the purposes of space heating(heating rooms) along with heating hot water and generate electricity. As this story grows we will keep you informed.
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