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Energy “Recycling”: A Bridge to the Clean Energy Future

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This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats.

How to reuse the enormous amounts of energy we throw away—and save a fortune along the way!

The Cokenergy plant captures waste heat and uses it to generate electricity as a byproduct. This “recycled” energy is produced without any incremental CO2 emissions or other pollution. The byproduct electricity it produces is as clean as if it were made by solar collectors....