29 Aug '11, 8pm

The Debate on How Best to Store Solar Electricity Continues

The Debate on How Best to Store Solar Electricity Continues

Is it going to be concentrated solar power systems using molten salt or photovoltaic panels that are best suited to send wattage to the grid? Even though researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) might have solved some of the technological issues associated with molten salt storage, solar entities operating in the Mojave Desert now seem more willing to use PV panels to deliver affordable solar-powered electricity. Earlier this month, though, solar energy writer Jason Deign wrote that the MIT team had flipped the solar tower concept on its head. He cited a paper published in Solar Energy , in which MIT Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering Alexander Slocum and co-workers proposed building a heliostat field on a hillside and focusing sunlight onto a combined heating and storage tank below it. Said tank, filled with molten sodium-potassium nitrat...

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