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Thermal Energy Storage Development for Solar Electrical Power and Process Heat Applications

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L. G. Radosevich

Solar Programs Division, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, Calif. 94550

C. E. Wyman

Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colo. 80401

J. Sol. Energy Eng 105(2), 111-118 (May 01, 1983) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3266353 History: Received January 04, 1982; Online November 11, 2009

Abstract

Development of thermal energy storage technologies for solar thermal systems has been conducted since the mid-1970s. This paper presents an overview of past and present experimental activities for electrical power and process heat applications both within and outside the United States. The factors affecting the selection of a storage technology for these applications, as well as the nature of those applications, are discussed. Future research needs are also described.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
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