Thin coating on condensers could make power plants more efficient

1 junio 2015

Most of the world’s electricity-producing power plants — whether powered by coal, natural gas, or nuclear fission — make electricity by generating steam that turns a turbine. That steam then is condensed back to water, and the cycle begins again. But the condensers that collect the steam are quite inefficient, and improving them could make a big difference in overall power plant efficiency. A thin coating on condensers could make power plants more efficient, scientists now report.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/KVtv0PDq5PQ/150601112248.htm

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