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Distributed generation

Distributed generation is a new trend in the generation of heat and electrical power.

The concept permits the "consumer", who is generating heat or electricity for their own needs, to send their surplus electrical power back into the power grid or share excess heat via a distributed heating grid.

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October 27, 2016

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