heat storage

November 10, 2022
With nearly half of global emissions coming from heat processes, clean long duration energy storage (LDES) which can store thermal energy are crucial for decarbonisation, says a new LDES Council report.
July 6, 2022
The first commercial sand-based thermal energy storage system in the world has started operating in Finland, developed by Polar Night Energy.
July 4, 2022
Swedish public utility Vattenfall is about to start filling a 45m-high, 200MW-rated thermal energy storage facility with water in Berlin, Germany.
May 9, 2022
Nuclear power firm Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a state-owned energy company to build 2GWh of pumped thermal energy storage (PTES) capacity in Bulgaria.
May 4, 2022
The Long Duration Energy Storage Council, the organisation formed last year to push for the global deployment of eight-hour-plus duration storage technologies, has elected its first board of directors.
March 25, 2022
It’s been a positive week for thermal energy storage technology, with utility Edison International validating a cold storage solution, a collaboration between two groups to achieve 100% round trip efficiency, and an acquisition involving several intellectual property rights patents.
July 13, 2021
A seasonal heat storage plant which will have a capacity of about 90GWh looks set to begin construction next year in Vantaa, Finland, with water stored in underground caverns heated to 140°C using renewable energy and waste heat.
July 27, 2020
Australian startup Vast Solar said it has picked a site in Queensland where it could develop a AU$600 million (US$427 million) power plant combining different low emissions technologies to provide baseload power cost-effectively over a 30-year lifetime.
February 13, 2017

The Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), an organisation comprising the municipal utilities of 10 cities and one irrigation district, has ordered a potential 1MW of ice battery storage systems from Ice Energy.

May 3, 2016

A utility in California is investigating how energy storage technology for keeping food and other goods refrigerated could help counter the challenge posed by the famous “duck curve” of PV energy supply and demand.

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