Transitional Energy and ElectraTherm are partnering to explore converting heat waste to power.
The letter of intent builds upon the pilot operation of Transitional Energy’s Sedna Sled Geothermal System earlier this year at an oilfield located in rural Nevada, which included ElectraTherm’s Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) equipment.
The oil and gas industry produces millions of megawatts of thermal energy in the form of hot oil, gas, and water from wellbores across the United States. This heat is dissipated at the surface or is cooled off with industrial chillers prior to entering pipelines. Transitional Energy is deploying a proprietary system utilising ElecraTherm’s ORC equipment to generate power from this thermal energy.
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