Workshop - Thermal energy storage

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This workshop was conducted within the CABEE project.

Workshop details

Title: Thermal energy storage - current status and future perspectives

Date: 22.05.2014

Duration: 10:00 - 17:00

Location: WIFI, Dornbirn AUSTRIA

Target audience: Chamber of Commerce - Members of the group engineering

Number of participants: 13

Workshop topics

A technical workshop with in-depth information about the world of heat storage. In addition to the technical input issues from practice were addressed and discussed adequately.

Introduction to the world of heat storage (basics and physical properties, ...) Sensible storage (water tank) Use of phase change material PCM in buildings, heating systems ... Introduction to the world of heat storage (basics, physics. Properties, ...)

  • sorption heat
  • Thermo-chemical storage

Demonstration / Small trials of

  • PCM - Subcooling memory
  • Heat / cold development of sorption

Current research projects at ASiC and in the international environment Outline of future applications for the individual storage technologies

  • Connection of heat storage with electrical systems: Power2Heat
  • Power / heat / cold couplings - Hybrid Systems
  • Heat pump systems
  • Cooling systems
  • Mobile Applications


DI Dr. Gerald Steinmaurer Managing Director at the Austria Solar Innovation Center

Sources and further information


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