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Title: Thermal energy grid storage using multi-junction photovoltaics

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:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Type:
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)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
OSTI Identifier:
1484812

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., 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. 2019. "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 = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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