Organic rankine cycle now provides cogeneration

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Turboden has launched a new technological solution together with Bono Sistemi, the technical partner of the project. The Steam & Power (ST&P) ORC system allows the production of electricity and a valuable high temperature heat carrier, such as steam, directly exploitable in manufacturing processes.

(A Turboden Steam & Power ORC system)

The launch will take place at Power Gen Europe, at Fiera Milano City – Milan on June 21st and 22nd: in Suite 7 (Mezzanine level, South Wing). Each day, there will be three presentation sections at 11 am, 2 pm and 4 pm.

Turboden is a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, leader in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology for distributed power generation from renewable sources and waste heat. Bono Sistemi, part of Cannon Group, is worldwide leader in production of industrial boilers for standard and special applications.


The innovative principle of Steam & Power ORC is the temperature level of the cycle, allowing the cogeneration of electricity and medium pressure steam with a high overall energy efficiency.

Effective CHP systems are said to satisfy directly the thermal requirement of the manufacturing process minimizing energy losses. Many manufacturing processes require thermal energy in the form of steam, with different pressure levels depending on the application, such as: Food & Beverage, Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Paper & Wood industry, Textile, Plastic & Rubber, Oil & Gas, Wood pellet.

Steam & Power ORC is expected to be the new, sustainable, efficient, complete and economically profitable solution conceived to satisfy these manufacturing processes requiring relevant amount of medium pressure steam.