Siemens developing thermal energy storage system – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

The storage of heat in rocks has been used as a method of energy retention for some time. But Siemens’ system will transform the stored thermal energy back into electricity rather than use it for heating.

This would be done in a “conventional manner” the spokesperson said. The captured heat would be used to create steam to generate electricity through steam turbines.

Source: www.windpowermonthly.com

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