Technology

Water/gravel storage

A concrete storage consist of pipes for a liquid heat transfer medium covered with high temperature stable concrete. The heat is transferred from the liquid medium to the concrete and stored for a limited time span.

technology

concrete storage

typical volume

n/a

typical heat density

n/a

temperature range

up to 400°C

storage timescale

hours

development status

n/a

advantages

low costs

high static capacity

simple installation

disadvantages

large space requirement

heat loss over time