What do you call Generation of electricity using waste heat

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What do you call Generation of electricity using waste heat from processes to make steam and drive generators
 

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No, that's garbage, not waste heat. I would just call it heat recovery.
 
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What do you call Generation of electricity using waste heat from processes to make steam and drive generators
They call it Combined cycle. For natural gas they call it a http://www.eon.com/en/business-areas/power-generation/natural-gas-and-oil/combined-cycle-gas-turbine-how-it-works.html [Broken].
 
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That's true for when the waste heat comes from another heat engine, which isn't always the case.
 
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"co-generation" might fit
 

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