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  • Volume 2017

    Hybrid System for Electricity Generation using Waste Heat & Wind from Exhaust Duct of Generator
    (International Journal of Engineering Works)

    Vol. 4, Issue 5, PP. 101-107, May 2017
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    Keywords: Hybrid Generation, Peltier cells, Seebeck Effect, Thermo-Electric Generators, Wind turbine

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    Abstract

    The objective of this paper is to utilize wasted heat and hot pressurized air from the exhaust duct of the generator in generating station to produce electricity. This heat and exhaust air is produced due to two types of losses i.e, core losses and copper losses inside generator and its temperature gradient with respect to the external environment. To accomplish this task a hybrid system consisting of Thermoelectric Cells and Wind Turbine assembly is designed in which Thermoelectric Cells produces electricity using the wasted heat based upon the Seebeck effect while the wind turbine generates electricity due to high speed wind striking its specially designed blades according to the modern Aero-Dynamical designs. This hybrid system will work in parallel with the main Generator acting as auxiliary electricity generating source. This system will provide improved results at higher temperature differences and high pressure of wind.

    Author

    1. Muhammad Suleman Malik is an Electrical Power Engineering student born in 90’s. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Power Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan. He has worked as a trainee Operation & Maintenance Engineer with National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC), Warsak hydroelectric power station (WAPDA) and Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) Pakistan. He has 1 year experience in the power sector of Pakistan. His prime areas of qualification and research-based interest include Power Generation, Transmission& Distribution, High Voltage Engineering, Power system analysis & Protection. Mr. Malik is a registered member of IEEE & Power and Energy Society (Number 94306462), a student member of Renewable & Alternative Energy Association of Pakistan (Number 456).He was awarded Professional Education Foundation (PEF) Scholarship during his undergraduate studies. He has got an appreciation & excellent performance certificate for implementing his final year project in Warsak hydroelectric power station. He was also awarded a winning shield for his electricity generation project from solar-thermal energy.
    2. Maria Hameed is an Electrical Power Engineering student born on June 2, 1995. She is presently aiming for a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Power Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan. She has worked as an internee and apprentice with Pakistan Electric Supply Company, Peshawar. Her cardinal interests include project management, project design and report writing. She has a vast experience in handling projects linked to Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution, High Voltage Engineering, Power System Analysis and Power System Protection. She possesses good programming competency mainly in MATLAB and c language and has been working on many relevant tasks. Her additional interests and skills include informal sketching and drawing. Miss. Hameed is an excellent student of University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan. During her undergraduate and graduate studies, she has received many awards and scholarships including Higher Education Commission (HEC) Scholarship. She has received many awards and certificates for holding an extraordinary educational record throughout her school, college and university life. She has remained an exuberant debater in her educational career and won many awards in numerous contests.
    3. Haseeb Aman is an Electrical Engineering student born in 1995, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Power  Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan. He has worked as an internee for two months in Peshawar Electric Supply Company(PESCO) Pakistan. He has 7 month experience as lab assistant in High voltage and Machine lab .His prime areas of qualification and research-based interest include Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution. High Voltage Engineering, Power system analysis & Protection. Mr. Aman is a registered member of IEEE (number 938870010 , he remained the chairperson of IEEE UET Peshawar chapter.He is awarded with many certificates for his co circular activities. 
    4. Osama Bin Muzaffar is a student of Electrical Power Engineering born   in 1995. He is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Power Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Peshawar, Pakistan He has worked as a trainee Operation Engineer in Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) Pakistan for 2 months. His leading areas of qualification and research-based concern include Power System Protection, Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution. Mr. .Muzaffar  has been a bright student during his educational career and has been awarded with distinctions during his course of studies. In order to increase his knowledge and utilize his education more efficiently, Osama attended a number of seminars including PLC & SCADA organized by IEEE UET Peshawar. His contribution in the seminar was awarded with Certificate of Appreciation by the institute.

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    Muhammad Suleman Malik, Faheem Ali, Maria Hameed, Haseeb Aman, Osama Bin Muzaffar, "Hybrid System for Electricity Generation using Waste Heat & Wind from Exhaust Duct of Generator"International Journal of Engineering Works, Vol. 4, Issue 5, PP. 101-107, May 2017. 

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