Our paper, “Environmental Life Cycle Assessment and techno-economic Analysis of Triboelectric Nanogenerators” is introducing a deep and comprehensive analysis of Triboelectric Nanogenerators using Techno Economic Life cycle Assessment. In this paper, a cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment of two TENGs modules is performed.
The life cycle environmental impact assessment involves 11 midpoint impact categories, and an endpoint evaluation by following the Eco-indicator 99 methodology. We shed light on two important sustainability indicators and find that TENG modules have the shortest EPBT among existing PV technologies. Also, The results indicate an estimated levelized cost of Module A and Module B to be US 2.681 cents/kWh and US 9.43 cents/kWh, respectively.