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Masdar Institute Research Successfully Proves UAE Desert Sand Can Store Concentrated Solar Power up to 1000°C

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its researchers have successfully demonstrated that desert sand from the UAE could be used in concentrated solar power (CSP) facilities to store thermal energy up to 1000°C. The [...]

Device could help store energy from concentrated solar power (CSP)

A ceramic-based mechanical pump able to operate at record temperatures of more than 1,400 degrees Celsius (1,673 Kelvin) can transfer high temperature liquids such as molten tin, enabling a new generation of energy conversion and storage systems. The new pump could facilitate high efficiency, low-cost thermal storage, providing a new [...]