This book describes cogeneration technologies, assesses the key technology alternatives and their cost-effectiveness, and discusses the policy changes needed to promote decentralized power production to the fullest extent. .
1. An Introduction to Decentralized Electricity Generation 2. Context of the Electric Utility Industry 3. Federal and State Roles in Decentralized Electricity Production 4. The Economic Environment for Decentralized Energy Production 5. Cogeneration 6. Waste and Biomass 7. Small-Scale Hydropower 8. Wind Power 9. Summary and Conclusions