23 Sep '11, 12pm

MTPV, Alphabet Win VC This Month For Waste-Heat-to-Electricity: Venture capital tends to move in waves, like s...

Waste -heat- to- electricity has been a costly route because of the lower efficiency of the low level heat -to-electricity conversion process unless the conversion process can be made very low cost. This is going to be very difficult because a major cost of such a conversion process is in heat exchange - you need to absorb the heat from the “high temperature heat source” and reject exhaust heat to the environment and no known technology can avoid that. It is more cost effective if low level heat is directly converted into a form of service that is needed, such as refrigeration for air conditioning or cold storage since refrigeration is generally produced from eletricity with a refrigerator or air conditioner, and such a process involves capital cost and inefficiency. Converting low level he directly into refrigeration needs only one time capital cost and one time conversio...

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