VIDEO: How do we capture heat to generate more energy?
Aramco applies technology to utilize energy from wasted heat.
How do we use excess heat to generate electricity?
Cogeneration is the process of combining heat and power to generate electricity.
Heat is a byproduct of electric power plants.
First: We capture heat emitted from power generation plants instead of letting it escape to the atmosphere.
Second: The captured heat is used to boil water that creates steam to power turbines.
Third: The steam turbines power generators to produce additional electricity.
Fourth: We use the additional electricity to power our facilities and supply other energy needs across our operations.
We apply cogeneration technology to utilize energy from wasted heat.