Steam power question!?

Now, I am not impractical and want a small steam engine to power my entire house and save $$ on electricity. Im thinking super small scale. Maybe 1 or 2 Wall AC units. Its about 12,000 BTU.. Which is about 1 kilowat /hour. (Estimated) Question is: How much can a small scale steam generate? Short of actually... show more Now, I am not impractical and want a small steam engine to power my entire house and save $$ on electricity. Im thinking super small scale. Maybe 1 or 2 Wall AC units. Its about 12,000 BTU.. Which is about 1 kilowat /hour. (Estimated)

Question is: How much can a small scale steam generate? Short of actually getting the turbine and making the steam to see how much power it produces, is it possible to give a guess at how big it needs to be to produce about 1 kilowat an hour?

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