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Stirling Engines and RMH...Anybody any thoughts on this?

 
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So yeah,the Stirling engine.The not so dangerous but weaker cousin of the steam engine.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stirling_engine
Can it be made to work in conjunction with a RMH,and should we even bother?
 
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Martijn Stokkers : A very good question ! But first a little paperwork ! At the top of this page and to the right of the spinning Permies Sun is the Permies Toolbox.
If you Clickon 'Search' -it will take you to the Permies Search Engine- where you can enter Sterling Engines, and then below select a search within the Energy Forums
specifically within Rocket Stoves/Mass Heaters, make sure you are doing your search within Permies, and not the WWW, and hit 'Search', You should get about
500 hits !

Also every time you Start a New Thread, our computer looks for Key words and then posts 'Similar Threads' for you to look at and click on at the bottom of the page!

Membership has it's privileges, this is available you as a Fellow Member 24/7 ! I have a little research to do and will follow up with a second post ! Big AL
 
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Ooooooh Sweet!!!
That'll teach me to post questions,when i ought to be getting some shuteye...
 
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Martijn Stokkers : No, actually it proves that you are not spending enough time here at Permies.com and our sister site richsoil.com

For a glimpse of future technology here today and in beta testing in Germany and Japan L@@K at -

www.sciencedaily.com/2014/06/140611093351.htm -(sorry its not a link !)

The amount of heat energy being used means they are looking at Sterling engines, they also need to L@@K at Thermal Mass/ heat storage, and probably
Batteries, if one could get in on these Beta testing there are Grants, rebates, and incentive payments that would pay for the cost of additional Electrical
and heat energy storage !

The key words here are Vaillant, and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, and micro CHP and Condensing Gas Boilers

Happy hunting ! For the Good of the Crafts ! Big AL
 
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