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An Experimental Evaluation of Energy and Exergy Efficiency of a Solar Parabolic Dish Thermoelectric Power Generator

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A low-cost parabolic dish collector was made and tested with commercial thermoelectric modules made of bismuth telluride for electricity generation on its focal plane; the energy end exergy efficiencies were experimentally evaluated. It was found that the daily average temperature of the receiver plate in the solar parabolic dish thermoelectric generator was 127.4°C with the maximum of 189°C. The energy and exergy efficiencies were in the range 0.94–1.68% and 1.01–1.81%, respectively.
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Keywords: energy efficiency; exergy efficiency; solar parabolic dish collector; thermoelectric generator

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India

Publication date: September 2, 2014

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