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The RED-Heat-to-Power project adopts a game-changing approach that generates electricity from low grade heat in the temperature range of 40 to 100oC. This clean source of electricity is very flexible and can cover base load or peak load at a very competitive cost, having all the characteristics for contributing to the mix that will form the backbone of the future energy system.

Concept

Generation of electricity from salinity gradients using Reverse Electrodialysis (RED) in a closed-loop system, where artificial saline solutions are used as working fluids.

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Highlights

The technology generates competitive electricity from industrial or renewable low grade heat, while being safe, clean and providing flexibility to the power system.

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Activities

The project work covers the material and component development, process simulation, experimentation with small prototypes and elaboration of a technology roadmap.

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NEWS

Second Advisory Board meeting, Leuven, January 2017

Feb. 6, 2017

On the 23, 24 and 25 of January 2017 the project partners met in Leuven, Belgium to update the European Commission representatives about the progress of the project and to ...

TV show covers the project activities

Oct. 12, 2016

The research team from the University of Palermo that is involved in RED Heat-to-Power featured in the popular TV show Superquark (RAI1).

RED Heat-to-Power promotion at events in Italy

Sept. 28, 2016

The project activities were presented by University of Palermo researchers with one keynote lecture and two posters in three seperate events in Italy in September 2016.