ElectraTherm’s Power Generator produces fuel-free, emission-free electricity from low grade waste heat (77-122°C), utilizing Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and proprietary technologies. Our machines are fully packaged with outputs up to 110kWe for distributed power generation.

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4750 Turbo Circle , Reno , Nevada 89502 USA
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Energy Utilities
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Internationally (various countries)
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ElectraTherm, Inc. is a leader in small-scale waste heat recovery. ElectraTherm’s fuel-free, emission-free Power+ Generator can convert sources of low grade waste heat (Internal Combustion Engines, biomass boilers, etc.) into power, and offer an attractive payback period on investment. Incorporated in 2005 and headquartered in Reno, Nevada, ElectraTherm is a privately held company.


Show the world that waste heat generates clean power.


The world’s waste fuels our future. ElectraTherm can positively impact the world’s energy needs and the environment as we harness this untapped, abundant resource. The Power+ Generator not only makes kilowatts, it converts free fuel into an income stream. Waste heat is everywhere, which means Power+ Generator can be everywhere.

We are part of the clean energy movement. But we don’t wear blinders – clean energy needs to make dollars and sense. Go green, but be smart about it. Profitability is the cornerstone of sustainability.

ElectraTherm is in a unique position reflecting the timely convergence of our company’s development, market dynamics and the Power+ Generator's competitive advantages. We must make the most of this rare opportunity. The Power+ Generator was brought to life through hard work, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. It takes disciplined engineering combined with creative genius to tame the physics and the ghost in the machine. This challenge makes our work engaging and rewarding.

We are the leaders in our market. We are going where others have not and succeeding where others have failed. Why? Because we don’t over-promise and under deliver. Not to ourselves, not to our customers. Being the leaders in a new market means our primary goal is credibility. With something new, people need to see to believe. We make believers out of our customers.

Opening new markets requires constant vigilance and a continual dialog with our customers and our team. We know there is an enormous market for the Power+ Generator. With market knowledge, we drive product development to meet customers’ evolving needs. Where can the Power+ Generator make the most impact now? How do we develop the Power+ Generator to reach farther?  How do we make it easier for customers to buy from us? We always question assumptions and never stop asking “how do we get better?”

We can learn a lot from our customers. Engage them, listen to them, watch what they do. We aren’t just selling a product; we’re forming partnerships and providing system solutions that make sense. Always keep the key product requirements in mind: robustness, ease of installation and operation, and a solid return on investment.

Our workplace is energizing and empowering. Every one of us can be a leader. Every one of us has a place to shine and be recognized, but we’re not looking for individual heroes. We are one team. We will build this company up by building up each other. We embrace new challenges because the status quo bores us to no end. Growth and change are core to our personal and company character.

The Green Code (Operating Principles)

  • Every day we are consciously creating a product, a company and a market.
  • We never stop learning and raising the bar.
  • We celebrate our wins together and learn from our setbacks together.
  • We strive to help each other shine. The path forward is paved by teamwork.
  • We have a bias for action that does not fear failure.
  • We are open and honest, always.
  • We are never done.

ElectraTherm’s POWER+ Generator produces fuel-free, emission-free power from low grade waste heat using the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and proprietary technology. The company’s proven, patented twin screw expander enables its heat-to-power generating system to make electricity from waste heat instead of fossil fuel. Small and robust, this clean technology can operate with cold water or air condensing to provide reliable power output.

ElectraTherm's award-winning Green Machine utilizes low grade waste heat sources to make electricity with:

  • No fuel requirement
  • Minimal footprint
  • Zero emissions
  • 20-year design life
  • Low maintenance
  • Attractive payback