Onsite Power Generation

Onsite Power Generation – How much does it cost?

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN MOST LIKELY GENERATE POWER ONSITE CHEAPER THAN TAKING POWER FROM THE GRID?

That’s right! Using reciprocating engines and cheap, clean natural gas, you can generate clean, reliable power onsite,

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? This article breaks out the key costs associated with onsite power generation.

 

WHICH COST IS IMPORTANT?

Not all onsite power generation applications are the same and neither are the costs that are being incurred. Below we have identified a few different onsite generation applications and qualified which category of cost is the most important

HOW CAN COLLICUTT HELP?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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S2:E2 – Different forms of Energy

Energy comes in different forms and one of the main ways that we use energy is for heat. Whether that is for cooking, or transportation or even power generation (we’ll get into that in episode 3 of this series)

This video compares 4 of the primary energy sources used in our day-to-day:

  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas
  • Diesel
  • Propane

We look at the difference in cost/kWh of energy and the CO2 output of each of these energy sources

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S2:E1 – Energy Vs Power

Have you ever wondered how power and energy work?

This series is an introductory and educational series into #UnderstandingPower

Today’s episode is all about Energy vs Power: How are they related and how are they different.

Global Energy Consumption:

Did you know the in 2018 the globe consumed 167,000 TWh. That’s equivalent to almost 100 billion barrels of oil consumption and it would require 144 billion solar panels running 12 hours a day to produce that amount of power.

The global electrical consumption in that same period was 23,000TWh, which is almost 14% of total energy consumption.

 

Here are a couple topics covered within this video:

  • What is Energy?
  • What is Power?
  • How are the two related
  • What are the different units of measurement for each

 

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S1:E3 – Remote Power

Problem 3: Remote power

We are continuing in our series on three main problems with the way we do power

This is part three: remote power

Did you know that in Canada 200,000 people are disconnected from the electrical grid and natural gas distribution system? 

Because of the remoteness of these locations, power can cost as much as $1/kWh

Additionally, most of this power generation is powered by diesel which produces carbon intensive power.

Communities aren’t limited simply to the north but are anywhere where geography or high CAPEX to install infrastructure prevents simple and easy connection.

What are ways that Collicutt can help promote communities and operations combat these problems?

Collicutt is champion a technology called Combined Heat and Power which uses clean and cheap liquefied natural gas to generate power and heat at remote locations.

By swapping out diesel for LNG, the cost of fuel can be reduced dramatically and the overall carbon output per unit of energy can be dropped swiftly.

In communities where logistics is complicated and diesel generation is the only option, Collicutt has designed and installed diesel powered CHP facilities where the heat can be effectively recovered from the engine and can offset other fuels required to provide heating: whether that is propane or heating oil.#CollicuttEnergy #PowerGeneration 

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