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Title: Particle-based thermal energy storage systems

Abstract

Methods and devices for long-duration electricity storage using low-cost thermal energy storage and high-efficiency power cycle, are disclosed. In some embodiments it has the potential for superior long-duration, low-cost energy storage.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1860096
Patent Number(s):
11181326
Application Number:
16/580,421
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F01 - MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL F01K - STEAM ENGINE PLANTS
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 09/24/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ma, Zhiwen, Davenport, Patrick Gordon, and Martinek, Janna. Particle-based thermal energy storage systems. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Ma, Zhiwen, Davenport, Patrick Gordon, & Martinek, Janna. Particle-based thermal energy storage systems. United States.
Ma, Zhiwen, Davenport, Patrick Gordon, and Martinek, Janna. Tue . "Particle-based thermal energy storage systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1860096.
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