Hannover Messe
2018, 23th-27th April
Hall 27, Stand L17

Kieler Woche
2018, 16th-24th June

A combination of CHP and TEG

Electricity from wood - As stand-alone technology or emergency generator the world's first e-wood stove can be used. A combination of CHP – combined head and power unit and TEG - thermoelectric generators.

The e-stove is a living-room-based, a combined heat and power unit (CHP) being developed for the production of electricity, heat and hot water, which will be able to heat a home and will be illuminated with LED lamps.

The device should also be ready to step in when classic building heating systems are not working as a result of a power outage. The current yield can cover the basic energy required by pumps and controls for the heating of buildings, hot water, LED home lighting and mobile devices.

An essential element of this new product in this respect is the use of thermoelectric generators (TEG), which allows the direct conversion of thermal energy from the wood fire into electric energy. For decades now, this reliable technology has been used for supplying supply energy to space probes far away from Earth. TEGs were also used by the 2011 NASA mission within the scope of the "Mars Rover Curiosity" programme.

In June 2017 the HE Energy GmbH received the first prize of the Inno Awards 2017.


Market Entry

2018 we enter the market

Our next steps to market entry – In December 2017 our e-stove went for certification (german: TÜV). We intend to enter the market in mid-2018. More information and results to our products for 2018.

Project partners

Based in the technology and research centre in Wismar, the Thermoelect GmbH, before HE Energy GmbH, developed this unique technology along with partners from the fields of research, science and education.

- Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR e.V.), Cologne
- Fraunhofer-Institut für Physikalische Messtechnik (IPM), Freiburg
- Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS), Dresden
- Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences with the faculties of architecture and design and economics
- The An-Institut of the University of Applied Sciences in Wismar, Institut für Polymertechnologien e.V. (IPT), Wismar
Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH (DBFZ), Leipzig
  A company of the Federal Republic of Germany represented by the
  Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

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The research and development project is co-financed by the European Union via the European Regional Development Fund (EFRE), and by the M-V Ministry of Economy, Labour and Health


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