Definition: Thermoelectric power generation

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Thermoelectric power generation

The conversion of thermal energy into electrical energy. Thermoelectric generation relies on a fuel source (e.g. fossil, nuclear, biomass, geothermal, or solar) to heat a fluid to drive a turbine[1]

References
  1. http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/coalpower/ewr/water/pdfs/NETL%20Paper%20Unesco%20Conference.pdf