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    • ISSN: 1793-821X (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: J. Clean Energy Technol.
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JOCET 2018 Vol.6(5): 377-380 ISSN: 1793-821X
DOI: 10.18178/JOCET.2018.6.5.493

Small-Scale Solar Cogeneration Systems

A. Ryyan and G. Bastian
Abstract—Solar cogeneration systems provide electrical energy as well as thermal energy. This combination is common in many large-scale solar power plants, but rare in small-scale domestic systems. We are introducing a combination of recent developments, which can overcome existing problems aiming at a medium temperature domestic system. Advanced non-imaging solar concentrators, thin-film thermoelectric modules and high temperature selective absorbers are promising techniques to achieve a non-tracking cogeneration system with reasonable cost and performance levels.

Index Terms—Cogeneration, solar, thermoelectrics.

Georg Bastian is with the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany (e-mail:


Cite:A. Ryyan and G. Bastian, "Small-Scale Solar Cogeneration Systems," Journal of Clean Energy Technologies vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 377-380, 2018.

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