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Research from TermoFluids and the Tesconsol consortium may provide a breakthrough in the use of phase-change material for thermal energy storage in concentrated solar power plants. Photo credit: KIC InnoEnergy

Study points to PCM breakthrough

The case for using phase-change materials (PCMs) for thermal energy storage is being bolstered through research using a modelling technique out this year. The technique, developed by a team in Catalonia, Spain, has uncovered a PCM…