Panasonic Revives The Stirling Engine For 10 kW Waste Heat Recovery System

estir Co., an in-company venture of Panasonic led by Teruyuki Akazawa, thought that it would make a good business reusing the otherwise wasted heat from Panasonic's plants, and reimplemented Stirling engines, seeking to make them more efficient than ever.

Build a Can Stirling Engine in 10 Easy Steps

Can stirling engines have fascinated me and not once was there will to put them into action, but no time. Here's how you can build a...

How to Measure a Stirling Engine's Efficiency (video)

The next video shows a Stirling engine while working to achieve its best, powered by a 70W light bulb. The poster also shows how he measured various parameters of the engine, like speed, torque, input/output power.

IBM’s Photovoltaic Prototype Can Concentrate the Power of 2000 Suns

IBM Researchers have built a low-cost prototype solar dish that produces electricity and generates heat for desalination or cooling. IBM got the idea for...

Six-Cylinder Stirling Engine Built by DIYer in His Garage

Stirling engines have been touted as a good alternative for current internal combustion engines, since they can be powered with mostly anything that burns...

31% Efficient Stirling Engines Used to Convert 1.5MW of Arizona Solar Power

Stirling engines are known to mankind for about 200 years but they are not so widely used today, except maybe for the pacemakers and long-distance robotic spacecrafts. This will soon change as 60 stirling engines will be used in Phoenix, Arizona, to harvest solar power which will be converted into electricity.

Thingiverse Raves About 3D Printed Stirling Engine

Thingiverse, touted as “Digital designs for real, physical objects. A Universe of Things!” is a website for community sharing and feedback. Thinkiverse plugs itself is...

MSI To Make Self-Cooled Stirling Engine Motherboards

If you ever had to do with a computer, or with buying a computer by parts, then you surely have heard of MSI. They are...

DIY Stirling Generator Goes to 1687 RPM

Stirling generators are rarely seen in the media, but they are actually one of the few options we have in turning raw heat to electricity. Indeed,...

New Nuclear Reactor With a Stirling Engine Could Power Space Missions

A new reactor concept that combines Stirling engine with modern heat pipe cooling system might provide power to upcoming space missions. The invention was...