Steam Production

Generation of steam for use as an exergy carrier. Steam is used to drive process equipment, to provide process heat, and to provide space heat in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors.

Average Efficiency: 16.42%


Carrier Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s) Citations
Geothermal Heat 7.875e+08 0.000e+00
Municipal Solid Waste 4.725e+09 1.181e+05
Solid Biofuel 7.350e+09 1.838e+05
Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosine 1.691e+10 3.179e+05
Pipeline Natural Gas 1.939e+11 2.880e+06
Mined Coal 1.984e+11 5.954e+06
TOTAL 4.221e+11 9.453e+06


Carrier Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s) Citations
Atmosphere 0.000e+00 9.269e+06
Steam 6.931e+10 0.000e+00
TOTAL 6.931e+10 9.269e+06