It’s July, and it being the middle of Summer means temperatures are rising and Americans across the country are doing their best to manage the heat in different ways.
ADVANCED THERMAL BATTERY FOR CLIMATE CONTROL UPDATED: JANUARY 25, 2017PROJECT TITLE: Advanced Thermo-Adsorptive Battery Climate Control SystemPROGRAM: High Energy Advanced Thermal Storage (HEATS) AWARD: $3,556,689PROJECT TEAM: MIT (Lead), Northeastern University, UT-Austin, U.C. Berkeley, Ford Motor CompanyPROJECT TERM: December 2011 – September 2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Dr. Evelyn Wang
WASHINGTON, DC -- Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), today announced 60 cutting-edge research projects aimed at dramatically improving how the U.S. produces and uses energy.
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $130 million from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be made available to develop five new program areas that could spark critical breakthrough technologies and secure America's energy future.
Thermal energy transport and conversion play a very significant role in more than 90% of energy technologies. Approximately two thirds of thermal energy is wasted. Thermal energy storage can significantly reduce this waste and enhance the efficiency of energy delivery and consumption.