Is molten salt the answer?

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Is molten salt the answer?

Post by Dreamweaver » 15 Jun 2018, 18:35

The Queensland government has received 115 proposals from 79 different firms for its recently launched tender for the “Renewables 400” program. Among them are dispatchable concentrated solar thermal (D-CST) proposals with molten salt energy storage, according to Queensland Energy Minister Mark Bailey:

http://www.solarpaces.org/solar-thermal ... ge-tender/

There's an interesting map there of Australia's hot spots, but I don't know how to bring it over.
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Post by Dreamweaver » 07 Oct 2018, 18:18

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Re: Is molten salt the answer?

Post by Perrorist » 08 Oct 2018, 11:47

It's one of a range of technologies that augment other methods of energy storage. It's good to see so much interest in these ideas.

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