Thermoelectric cells convert directly heat into electricity but, due to the low conversion efficiency (up to 5%), most applications are in waste heat recovery. Another promising application is in biomass boiler. In this case, the installation of thermoelectric modules converts a biomass boiler into a cogeneration system, where the aim of the integration is not the electricity production for external power supply, but the realization of a stand-alone biomass power plant which could match the customer needs in isolated places. This review is focused on the recent research papers in thermoelectric biomass cogeneration.

Thermoelectric cells cogeneration from biomass power plant: literature review

BIANCHINI, AUGUSTO;PELLEGRINI, MARCO;DONINI, FILIPPO
2015

Abstract

Thermoelectric cells convert directly heat into electricity but, due to the low conversion efficiency (up to 5%), most applications are in waste heat recovery. Another promising application is in biomass boiler. In this case, the installation of thermoelectric modules converts a biomass boiler into a cogeneration system, where the aim of the integration is not the electricity production for external power supply, but the realization of a stand-alone biomass power plant which could match the customer needs in isolated places. This review is focused on the recent research papers in thermoelectric biomass cogeneration.
2015
AMS Acta
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bianchini a; pellegrini m; donini f
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