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Conversion of Low Grade Heat to Power through closed loop Reverse Electro-Dialysis

Deliverables

2nd webvideo

A webvideo presenting the projects results

Website

A website introducing the project and providing regular progress updates

1st webvideo

A webvideo introducing the project and the technological concept

2nd leaflet

A project leaflet (and e-leaflet) presenting the project’s results

1st leaflet

An introductory project leaflet and eleaflet

Process simulator application

Report on the use of the final process simulator for the perspectives analysis of the RED HtP technology

Dissemination and exploitation plan

Updated (or confirmed) plan for ‘dissemination and exploitation’

Comparative performance analysis

Report comparing the two process options with final indication of the one selected for task 44

Advanced process simulator

Report on the development and validation of the advanced process simulator for simulation and design of the RED HtP lab-prototype

Design guidelines

Guidelines for project communication including a project logo word and power point templates

Adsorption/desorption heat pumps impact

Report on the performance enhancement potential by a adsorptiondesorption heat pumps

Pre-selection report

A report explaining the pre-selection decisions and the activities to be performed in the lab for WP3, WP4 and WP5

Very low temperature regeneration preliminary assessment

Report on the state of the art analysis and outcomes of the preliminary assessment of potentials of novel very lowT regeneration options along with the list of options to be tested in tasks 42 and 43

Economic evaluation report

A report presenting the economic analysis for various applications of the system and highlighting the areas where the cost reduction efforts should focus

Report on environmental, social and other potential issues

A report analysing the potential issues, recommending strategies to minimise their impact and providing input to the system design

Roadmap

A targeted and quantified development roadmap

Basic modelling tool

Report on the development of the basic modelling tool for the selection and design of the 1st integrated systems

Report on the perspectives of the technology

A report summarising the results of the heat sources study and the analysis of the framework conditions, providing recommendations for the heat sources and countries that should be targeted first during the commercialisations phase

Communication and promotion activities

A report on the communication and promotion activities summarising all media presence, participation to events and social media achievements

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Publications

Performance of a RED system with ammonium hydrogen carbonate solutions

Author(s): M. Bevacqua, A. Carubia, A. Cipollina, A. Tamburini, M. Tedesco, G. Micale
Published in: Desalination and Water Treatment, 57/48-49, 2016, Page(s) 23007-23018, ISSN 1944-3994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1126410

On some issues in the computational modelling of spacer-filled channels for membrane distillation

Author(s): Mariagiorgia La Cerva, Michele Ciofalo, Luigi Gurreri, Alessandro Tamburini, Andrea Cipollina, Giorgio Micale
Published in: Desalination, 411, 2017, Page(s) 101-111, ISSN 0011-9164
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2017.02.016

Multi-physical modelling of reverse electrodialysis

Author(s): L. Gurreri, G. Battaglia, A. Tamburini, A. Cipollina, G. Micale, M. Ciofalo
Published in: Desalination, 423, 2017, Page(s) 52-64, ISSN 0011-9164
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2017.09.006

Assessment of methodologies and data used to calculate desalination costs

Author(s): Michael Papapetrou, Andrea Cipollina, Umberto La Commare, Giorgio Micale, Guillermo Zaragoza, George Kosmadakis
Published in: Desalination, 419, 2017, Page(s) 8-19, ISSN 0011-9164
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2017.05.038

Reverse electrodialysis with NH 4 HCO 3 -water systems for heat-to-power conversion

Author(s): M. Bevacqua, A. Tamburini, M. Papapetrou, A. Cipollina, G. Micale, A. Piacentino
Published in: Energy, 137, 2017, Page(s) 1293-1307, ISSN 0360-5442
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.07.012

Industrial waste heat: Estimation of the technically available resource in the EU per industrial sector, temperature level and country

Author(s): Michael Papapetrou, George Kosmadakis, Andrea Cipollina, Umberto La Commare, Giorgio Micale
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, 138, 2018, Page(s) 207-216, ISSN 1359-4311
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.04.043

Coupling CFD with a one-dimensional model to predict the performance of reverse electrodialysis stacks

Author(s): M. La Cerva, M. Di Liberto, L. Gurreri, A. Tamburini, A. Cipollina, G. Micale, M. Ciofalo
Published in: Journal of Membrane Science, 541, 2017, Page(s) 595-610, ISSN 0376-7388
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.07.030

Reverse electrodialysis heat engine for sustainable power production

Author(s): A. Tamburini, M. Tedesco, A. Cipollina, G. Micale, M. Ciofalo, M. Papapetrou, W. Van Baak, A. Piacentino
Published in: Applied Energy, 206, 2017, Page(s) 1334-1353, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.10.008

Effect of different aqueous solutions of pure salts and salt mixtures in reverse electrodialysis systems for closed-loop applications

Author(s): M. Micari, M. Bevacqua, A. Cipollina, A. Tamburini, W. Van Baak, T. Putts, G. Micale
Published in: Journal of Membrane Science, 551, 2018, Page(s) 315-325, ISSN 0376-7388
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2018.01.036

Electrical power production from low-grade waste heat using a thermally regenerative ethylenediamine battery

Author(s): Mohammad Rahimi, Adriana D'Angelo, Christopher A. Gorski, Onofrio Scialdone, Bruce E. Logan
Published in: Journal of Power Sources, 351, 2017, Page(s) 45-50, ISSN 0378-7753
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.03.074

“Breakthrough” osmosis and unusually high power densities in Pressure-Retarded Osmosis in non-ideally semi-permeable supported membranes

Author(s): Andriy Yaroshchuk
Published in: Scientific Reports, 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/srep45168

Experimental and computational investigation of heat transfer in channels filled by woven spacers

Author(s): Francesco Nicolò Ponzio, Alessandro Tamburini, Andrea Cipollina, Giorgio Micale, Michele Ciofalo
Published in: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 104, 2017, Page(s) 163-177, ISSN 0017-9310
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.08.023

Exergy analysis of reverse electrodialysis

Author(s): F. Giacalone, P. Catrini, A. Tamburini, A. Cipollina, A. Piacentino, G. Micale
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, 164, 2018, Page(s) 588-602, ISSN 0196-8904
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2018.03.014

Performance Analysis of a RED-MED Salinity Gradient Heat Engine

Author(s): Patricia Palenzuela, Marina Micari, Bartolomé Ortega-Delgado, Francesco Giacalone, Guillermo Zaragoza, Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla, Andrea Cipollina, Alessandro Tamburini, Giorgio Micale
Published in: Energies, 11/12, 2018, Page(s) 3385, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en11123385

On the regeneration of thermally regenerative ammonia batteries

Author(s): Fabrizio Vicari, Adriana D’Angelo, Yohan Kouko, Alessandro Loffredi, Alessandro Galia, Onofrio Scialdone
Published in: Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 48/12, 2018, Page(s) 1381-1388, ISSN 0021-891X
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10800-018-1240-0

Correlations for estimating the specific capital cost of multi-effect distillation plants considering the main design trends and operating conditions

Author(s): George Kosmadakis, Michael Papapetrou, Bartolomé Ortega-Delgado, Andrea Cipollina, Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla
Published in: Desalination, 447, 2018, Page(s) 74-83, ISSN 0011-9164
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2018.09.011

An Adsorption Reverse Electrodialysis system for the generation of electricity from low-grade heat

Author(s): C. Olkis, G. Santori, S. Brandani
Published in: Applied Energy, 231, 2018, Page(s) 222-234, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.112

Inorganic Pseudo Ion Exchange Membranes—Concepts and Preliminary Experiments

Author(s): Joost Veerman, Damnearn Kunteng
Published in: Applied Sciences, 8/11, 2018, Page(s) 2142, ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/app8112142

Towards the first proof of the concept of a Reverse ElectroDialysis - Membrane Distillation Heat Engine

Author(s): M. Micari, A. Cipollina, F. Giacalone, G. Kosmadakis, M. Papapetrou, G. Zaragoza, G. Micale, A. Tamburini
Published in: Desalination, 453, 2019, Page(s) 77-88, ISSN 0011-9164
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2018.11.022

Novel solutions for closed-loop reverse electrodialysis: Thermodynamic characterisation and perspective analysis

Author(s): F. Giacalone, C. Olkis, G. Santori, A. Cipollina, S. Brandani, G. Micale
Published in: Energy, 166, 2019, Page(s) 674-689, ISSN 0360-5442
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2018.10.049

Thermolytic reverse electrodialysis heat engine: model development, integration and performance analysis

Author(s): F. Giacalone, F. Vassallo, L. Griffin, M.C. Ferrari, G. Micale, F. Scargiali, A. Tamburini, A. Cipollina
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, 189, 2019, Page(s) 1-13, ISSN 0196-8904
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2019.03.045

Evaluation of the Economic and Environmental Performance of Low-Temperature Heat to Power Conversion using a Reverse Electrodialysis – Multi-Effect Distillation System

Author(s): Michael Papapetrou, George Kosmadakis, Francesco Giacalone, Bartolomé Ortega-Delgado, Andrea Cipollina, Alessandro Tamburini, Giorgio Micale
Published in: Energies, 12/17, 2019, Page(s) 3206, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en12173206

Membrane Deformation and Its Effects on Flow and Mass Transfer in the Electromembrane Processes

Author(s): Battaglia, Gurreri, Farulla, Cipollina, Pirrotta, Micale, Ciofalo
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20/8, 2019, Page(s) 1840, ISSN 1422-0067
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20081840

A small-scale adsorption desalinator

Author(s): C. Olkis, S. Brandani, G. Santori
Published in: Energy Procedia, 158, 2019, Page(s) 1425-1430, ISSN 1876-6102
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2019.01.345

Reverse electrodialysis heat engine with multi-effect distillation: Exergy analysis and perspectives

Author(s): B. Ortega-Delgado, F. Giacalone, P. Catrini, A. Cipollina, A. Piacentino, A. Tamburini, G. Micale
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, 194, 2019, Page(s) 140-159, ISSN 0196-8904
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2019.04.056

Reverse electrodialysis heat-engine: Case studies of improving energy efficiency through recovery of low temperature excess heat

Author(s): M. Papapetrou and G. Kosmadakis
Published in: ECEEE INDUSTRIAL SUMMER STUDY PROCEEDINGS, 2018, Page(s) 423-430, ISBN 978-91-983878-3-4
Publisher: ECEEE