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Thermal Energy Storage

Tamme, Rainer and Laing, Doerte and Steinmann, Wolf-Dieter and Bauer, Thomas (2012) Thermal Energy Storage. In: Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0851-3_684. Springer. pp. 10551-10577. ISBN 978-0-387-89469-0.

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Abstract

Thermal energy storage (TES) is a key element for effective and increased utilization of solar energy in the sectors heating and cooling, process heat, and power generation. Solar thermal energy shows seasonally (summer–winter), daily (day–night), and hourly (clouds) flux variations which does not enable a solar system to provide heat or thermal power according to the demand profile of specific users. Strategies to overcome this problem are to operate in hybrid (solar + fossil) mode and/or to use TES. By integrated TES solar thermal system shows significant benefits: - Solar contribution is increased, allows operation during times of no solar radiation. - Rapid flux variations can be compensated (avoid strong gradients for connected components, e.g., piping, heat exchanger, boiler, turbines, etc.) which increase lifetime of components. - Surplus energy can be used and does not need to be dumped. - Size of subsequent components

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/90204/
Document Type:Contribution to a Collection
Title:Thermal Energy Storage
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Tamme, Rainerrainer.tamme (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Laing, Doertedoerte.laing (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Steinmann, Wolf-Dieterwolf.steinmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Bauer, Thomasthomas.bauer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2012
Journal or Publication Title:Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 10551-10577
Publisher:Springer
Series Name:DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0851-3_684
ISBN:978-0-387-89469-0
Status:Published
Keywords:concentrating solar power, molten salt
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Efficient Energy Conversion and Use (old)
HGF - Program Themes:Energy-efficient Processes (old)
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E EV - Energy process technology
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Thermochemical Processes (old)
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics > Thermal Process Technology
Deposited By: Bauer, Dr.phil. Thomas
Deposited On:12 Aug 2014 09:48
Last Modified:12 Aug 2014 09:48

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