Saturday, July 23, 2011

Recent development of PCM based thermal energy storage (TES) materials at the Air Force Research Laboratory

A news article today talked about a paper being published highlighting a unique application for inorganic  hydrated salt PCM. Regenerative thermal energy storage materials like hydrous salts are being highlighted for applications in thermal management of on-flight equipment like lasers and microwaves. 

Friday, July 1, 2011

World’s highest efficiency solar thermal cooling system inaugurated in India today

Government of India Press Information Bureau announced the inauguration of the world's highest efficiency solar thermal cooling system. It stated that " India achieves major breakthrough in solar thermal cooling system technology". The system was inaugurated at the Solar Energy Center in Guragon, Haryana, India by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, The minister of New & Renewable Energy on July 1, 2011.