The Green Machine: A Possible Means for Increasing Diesel Engine Efficiency in Alaska
Publication Number: PAR-00013
Author/Sponsor: Alaska Center for Energy and Power
This report looks at whether an organic Rankine cycle device can be added to Alaska's rural power plants to economically generate additional electricity from excess heat from diesel generators. It describes the Green Machine and the organic Rankine cyle technology, provides findings on product testing and analysis, and considers the possibility of future installations in Alaska.