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Using sulfur to store solar energy

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and their European partners plan to develop an innovative sulfur-based storage system for solar power. Large-scale chemical storage of solar power and its overnight use ...

dateMay 03, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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An energy strategy that can take the heat

At first, it sounds ominous: Molten salts, heated to 600 or even 900 °C (about 1,700°F, pumped through the pipes surrounding a nuclear reactor. But a molten salt mixture may make a smart substitute for water to extract ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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