Smokeless Cookstove with Mobile Phone Charging Solutions in Islanded Mode

  • Risha Mal Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6270-8272
  • Souvik Dey Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India
  • Saharab Mohsin Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India
  • Gyandeep Daimari Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India
Keywords: Thermoelectric Generator, combustion, solar photo voltaic, mobile charging, biomass combustion

Abstract

This research work signifies about fulfilling electrical energy demands for communication and internet access for people residing in remote locations and off-grid areas. These remote areas may be surrounded to mobile communication facility but deprived of continuous power availability. the electrical energy is the vital necessity to charge the electronic gadget to access communication network without interruption. Most predominantly, mobile phones and tablets are mainly used for communication and internet access. Therefore, the electrical energy is an essential requirement to charge the mobile phones even in off-grid locations. the solar PV and thermoelectric generator integrated with cookstove may be one of the sustainable solution for mobile charging and play an important role to uplift such off-grid regions by facilitating the access to ommunication network. The thermoelectric generator (TEG) and a Solar PhotoVoltaic (SPV) are integrated with cookstove for power geneartion to charge mobile phones and even light a led light. The LED light will provide a cleaner lighting solution. These two technologies are broadly discussed in this paper with its design and development when integrated with cookstove.

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Author Biographies

Risha Mal, Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India

Risha Mal, at present working as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam, India (NIT Silchar). She did her Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) from Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi in Electrical and Electronics Engineering [EEE] in 2010. She did her Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) with specialisation in Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Design Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra, Haryana (India) and secured Distinction in 2012. She completed her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) in the year 2018 in the area of Thermoelectrics.

Souvik Dey, Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India

Souvik Dey received his undergraduate B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Silchar in the year 2020. He is a native citizen in the state of Assam, India currently working as an Associate Consultant at Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. His project work centers on “MPPT based Portable Solar Li-ion battery charger and forced draft cookstove” and he has interest in renewable power systems.

Saharab Mohsin, Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India

Saharab Mohsin received his B.tech degree in electrical engineering from National Institute of technology, Silchar in the year 2020. During his undergraduate program he worked in the topic MPPT based portable solar Li-ion battery charger and forced draft cookstove in his final year project. His main interest is in interfacing devices and computer programming.

Gyandeep Daimari, Electrical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam, India

Gyandeep Daimari received his B.tech degree in electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology, Silchar in the year 2020. During his B.tech he worked in the topic MPPT based portable solar Li-ion battery charger and forced draft cookstove in his B.tech final year project. Currently working as a Management Trainee in Raam Group. His interest is in sustainable development in rural areas.

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Published
2021-02-03
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CONASENSE