Unconventional materials like salt are revolutionizing energy storage

The Guardian April 1, 2024, 09:00 AM UTC

Summary: In the future of energy storage, unconventional materials like salt, air, bricks, and hand-warmer gel are gaining importance. Start-ups are industrializing heat storage, with technologies like Heatcube and Malta using salt for energy storage. These solutions offer longevity and cost efficiency compared to traditional options. Thermal storage is seen as crucial for the energy transition, with potential to complement existing technologies.

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