The Art of Energy Harvesting
The pathway to Industry 4.0
WASTE HEAT RECOVERY UNIT (WHRU)
Addressing the industry energy efficiency
the waste heat Problem
The generation of energy has become a very important problem both from the economic and environmental point of view. Therefore, we need to create technologies and systems that are capable of creating clean energy to use it in the most efficient way possible.
Despite the efforts, the industry continues to be one of the sectors where there is a great margin for improvement in terms of energy efficiency. It is estimated that approximately 60% of the energy consumed is lost in heat (in waste heat), which has a huge economic and environmental impact.
At AEInnova, we are developing a range of solutions related to the generation of electricity from waste heat. Our patented technology combines the latest advances in heat and thermoelectric materials with a sophisticated microelectronic system able to provide always the maximum point tracker.
These solutions are aimed to improving energy efficiency and reducing the CO2 footprint of the industry, as well as expansion of the concept systems industry 4.0, converting waste heat into electrical energy. Without complicated installations nor expensive maintenance.
the pathway to Industry 4.0
Industries need to improve its monitoring processes. Wired sensing solutions require high investment costs wile battery-powered wireless sensing solutions have high maintenance costs, a high enviromental impact and are tipically not suitable for ATEX environments due to the explosion risk of lithium batteries.
Indu-Eye is a batteryless and wireless product that overcomes the traditional problems of IoT implementation in Industry 4.0
WASTE HEAT RECOVERY UNIT (WHRU):
addressing the industry energy efficiency
The WHRU uses an awarded technology capable to convert waste heat into clean CO2 negative energy. This family of products is capable to generate electricity from hot surfaces allowing injecting it into the electricity network for self-consumption, promoting circular economy and reducing CO2 royalty payments.