EHAWEDRY

Energy harvesting via wetting/drying cycles with nanoporous electrodes

EHAWEDRY mission is to develop a revolutionary device for converting waste heat into electricity. Unlike traditional methods that rely on mechanical components such as pressurized chambers, expanders, compressors, and turbines, this technology utilizes electrochemical capacitors. The technology will couple charging/discharging cycles of electrochemical super-capacitors with the drying/wetting of their nanoporous electrodes, exploiting the proportionality of the capacitor capacity to its electrode/electrolyte contact area.This novel approach aims to address and overcome the feasibility limitations associated with current thermoelectric devices.

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