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Title: Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics

Abstract

The storage of liquid silicon above 2000 °C and multi-junction photovoltaics enable affordable, geographically independent grid level energy storage.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
  2. George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
  3. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, USA
  4. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1484812
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Energy & Environmental Science Journal Volume: 12 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Amy, Caleb, Seyf, Hamid Reza, Steiner, Myles A., Friedman, Daniel J., and Henry, Asegun. Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C8EE02341G.
Amy, Caleb, Seyf, Hamid Reza, Steiner, Myles A., Friedman, Daniel J., & Henry, Asegun. Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8EE02341G.
Amy, Caleb, Seyf, Hamid Reza, Steiner, Myles A., Friedman, Daniel J., and Henry, Asegun. Wed . "Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8EE02341G.
@article{osti_1484812,
title = {Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics},
author = {Amy, Caleb and Seyf, Hamid Reza and Steiner, Myles A. and Friedman, Daniel J. and Henry, Asegun},
abstractNote = {The storage of liquid silicon above 2000 °C and multi-junction photovoltaics enable affordable, geographically independent grid level energy storage.},
doi = {10.1039/C8EE02341G},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
number = 1,
volume = 12,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {Wed Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2019},
month = {Wed Jan 16 00:00:00 EST 2019}
}

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