This video looks at the challenges of reducing global warming and carbon emissions. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a new boiler technology which has the potential to transform the way electricity is produced and distributed. This is currently used in industrial and commercial settings, but micro CHP could offer the application of this technology in a domestic context. Whilst heating the home or providing hot water, these boilers can use the heat to generate electricity at the same time.
This film, , from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), explains the science behind the technology using animations.
Curriculum links include efficiency, carbon emissions, hydrogen fuel cells, energy sources, fuels, electrodes, energy transfers.
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|Subject(s)||Mathematics, Engineering, Design and technology, Science, Cross curricular|
|Published||2010 to date|