The founder of the Journal is National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the person of the Institute of Thermoelectricity.
The Journal was intended as a specialized edition that concentrates the information on thermoelectricity, is convenient to the readers and provides high-quality reviewing of the articles.
The Institute of Thermoelectricity acts as a publisher of the Journal. The International Thermoelectric Academy, whose members are the part of the international editorial board, take active part in the activities of the Journal.
The basic language of the Journal is English. It is also published in Russian and Ukrainian locally.
Since 1993 the Journal is issued four times a year. During this period of time the Journal has gained higher popularity: it is widely read in 40 countries. The volume of the Journal is 100 pages of A4 format.
The reviewers of the Journal are the highly-proficient specialists in Thermoelectricity, the majority of whom are the members of International Thermoelectric Academy.
The total amount of Journals issued up to 2012 is 77.