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Old 10-15-2008, 09:59 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Sounds interesting but the literature states:

"Capable of generating electricity when one side is kept cool and heat is applied to the other"

It's not clear in the specs how much electricity they produce when working in reverse.

I hope it works because that would be a fantastic way to power a vehicle. These could be your radiators. Can one get a 150 degree thermostat? I was just wondering if you have any experience or examples of what you are proposing.

(Fingers crossed)

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Vortex generators are old tech. My new and improved vortex alternators are unstoppable.

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