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2014-07-15 20:20:29

Comprehensive analysis in the journal "APL Materials" provides blueprint for making thermoelectric materials that convert heat and electricity with greater efficiency WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From your hot car to your warm laptop, every machine and device in your life wastes a lot of energy through the loss of heat. But thermoelectric devices, which convert heat to electricity and vice versa, can harness that wasted heat, and possibly provide the green...

2014-07-07 23:01:56

Thermoelectrics leader announces key partnership for exclusive commercialization agreement of new materials, as well as the issuance of additional silicon nanotechnology patents for waste-heat recovery. Hayward, California (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Alphabet Energy today announced two new developments in the advancement of thermoelectric materials, further signifying its leadership in the race to commercialize the first large-scale thermoelectric generators for waste-heat recovery. Alphabet...

electricity from waste heat
2014-05-23 10:32:48

Brett Smit for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In recent years, engineers have been looking into ways to capture ‘waste heat’ generated as a byproduct of industrial process and convert it into electricity. These efforts have primarily focused on improving the efficiency of thermoelectric devices, but a limited availability of materials has hampered this research. According to a new report in Nature Communications, Stanford and MIT engineers have devised an alternative method...

2014-05-16 11:38:31

University of Miami A University of Miami physicist and his collaborators find remarkable thermoelectric properties for a metal that may impact the search for materials useful in power generation, refrigeration or energy detection Thermoelectric materials can turn a temperature difference into an electric voltage. Among their uses in a variety of specialized applications: generating power on space probes and cooling seats in fancy cars. University of Miami (UM) physicist Joshua Cohn...

2014-05-08 09:39:28

UH researchers find new high-efficiency thermoelectric material University of Houston physicists have discovered a new thermoelectric material offering high performance at temperatures ranging from room temperature up to 300 degrees Celsius, or about 573 degrees Fahrenheit. "This new material is better than the traditional material, Bismuth telluride, and can be used for waste heat conversion into electricity much more efficiently," said Zhifeng Ren, M.D. Anderson Chair professor of...

2014-04-28 23:09:27

Within the tax reform that is currently under debate in Chile´s parliament, there is a plan to tax the CO2 emissions from thermoelectric plants over 50 MWt. The idea is to charge US$ 5 per tonne of CO2 discharged. London - UK (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 According to Felipe Cerón, General Manager at AES Gener, the “green tax” will turn thermoelectric plants less competitive by raising their energy prices. However, other members of the industry as Joaquín Galindo, CEO of...

2014-04-01 12:22:27

Adds Thermoelectric Expertise in Remote Electric Power Generating Systems for Industrial Applications NORTHVILLE, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentherm (NASDAQ-GS:THRM), the global market leader and developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced today that it has acquired all the stock of privately-held Global Thermoelectric Inc. (GTE), in an all-cash transaction. Based in Calgary, GTE is the world's market leader in industrial thermoelectric generator...

Nanoscale Pillars Could Radically Improve Thermoelectric Materials
2014-02-21 13:46:23

University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado Boulder scientists have found a creative way to radically improve thermoelectric materials, a finding that could one day lead to the development of improved solar panels, more energy-efficient cooling equipment, and even the creation of new devices that could turn the vast amounts of heat wasted at power plants into more electricity. The technique—building an array of tiny pillars on top of a sheet of thermoelectric...

2014-02-20 23:01:01

University of Colorado Boulder scientists have found a creative way to radically improve thermoelectric materials, a finding that could one day lead to the development of improved solar panels, more energy-efficient cooling equipment, and even the creation of new devices that could turn the vast amounts of heat wasted at power plants into more electricity. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Editors: Photos of Mahmoud Hussein and Bruce Davis are available at...

2014-02-13 23:03:17

Oven Industries Inc. announces their thermoelectric benchtop temperature controller. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 This solid state MOSFET bidirectional thermoelectric cooler has an internal power supply, full H bridge and is capable of load currents up to 4A in H bridge mode. It can control resistive heaters or thermoelectric modules with load currents up to 5A utilizing the unidirectional output and internal supply. If used in conjunction with an external power supply as...


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