A novel Reverse Electrodialysis application to generate power from low-grade heat

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Abstract

A novel idea for the conversion of low-temperature heat into electricity is based on the generationof electricity from salinity gradients using a Reverse Electrodialysis (RED) device in a closed-loopsystem. In this concept a limited amount of artificial saline solutions can be used as the workingfluids in a closed-loop. The solutions exiting from the RED unit are then regenerated, in order torestore the original salinity gradient, by means of a separation step, which uses low-temperatureheat (40-100°C) as its energy source. A theoretical analysis of potentials of this technology is illustrated in the present work.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteBook of abstracts. Euromembrane 2015
Numero di pagine1
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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