Solmax and Solites develop the next generation of pit thermal energy storage

September 15th, 2021

In Langkazi, Tibet, a 529,720-square-foot (15,000-m3) PTES with a capacity of 700 MWh of heat was constructed and professionally sealed by Solmax. Photograph courtesy of Solmax What does the next generation of pit thermal energy storage (PTES) look like? This question is the focus of the Efficient Pitresearch and development project funded by the German […]

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Solmax pit thermal energy storage with geosynthetics on the Tibetan Plateau

July 19th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Solmax Tibet has an average elevation of more than 13,100 feet (4,000 m), reaching to 16,400 feet (5,000 m). At these heights, temperatures can remain below freezing all day in winter, plunging to –4°F (–20 °C). In 2018, Tibet’s first large solar thermal district heating system was designed and built at 15,000 […]

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