TECHNOLOGY:  

High Power, High Temperature Thermoelectric

AFFILIATION:   MicroPower Global, San Marcos, Texas, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Track: Energy & Resilience
Area: Energy & Power Materials
Tech Readiness: TRL 5

Tech Brief: With 44 patents in growing semiconductors, efficiency-boosting barrier, and high-temperature contacts, MicroPower makes leading-edge devices converting heat into clean electricity, generate more power, higher efficiencies, for higher temperature range of 300C-600C, targeting military, commercial, and industrial applications. Validated by scientists at Army Research Lab samples have been delivered to customers.

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: MicroPower technology operates in temperature ranges where the other commercially available thermoelectric devices can't. It generates 3-4x power at 3-4x higher efficiency. With these advantages, MicroPower devices can convert waste heat to clean electricity in military, commercial, and industrial applications where waste heat energy is abundant. MicroPower technology has been successfully tested in cement manufacturing, military portable power generators, and wood-burning stoves.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Org Type: Small to Medium Enterprise
Website: https://www.micropower-global.com/