District Cooling, Thermal Energy Storage

Computational Fluid Dynamics uses for TES Design in District Cooling design

Currently, over 50 % of the global population lives in urban areas. There are all indications that this figure will continue to increase, adding more strain to the environment in terms of energy use and emissions. Due to these developments, energy efficiency is taking center stage in most processes,[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Peak Power Station: Economic Disasters

Does the summer heat take a toll on you? The same case happens to thermal power plants. While regions may vary, we can all agree that the grid is stressed in both cold and hot environments, as cooling and heating are energy intensive processes. In the summer when almost every air conditioner is on, [..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Intelligent Thermal Energy Storage Methods for Covering Peak Hours

The global energy mix is on a gradual but sure transformation that is being spurred by technology advance largely. Renewables are growing at an amazing rate, with estimates indicating that this form of energy could support 14% of global energy needs by 2040. As energy efficiency increase, the share [..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Boosting Power & Savings: Unprecedented Results with TES

For more than a century across the globe, central power plants have been the source of electricity, supplying it to users via transmission line networks. This fossil fuel-reliant model is facing numerous challenges. Initially, a bulk of efforts aimed at reducing the environmental impact of generatio[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Above Ground Water Storage Tanks Or Underground: Which Is The Best Solution?

Thermal energy storage (TES) is a valuable technology for electric grid systems, district heating and district cooling applications. TES tanks incorporated into district cooling systems help shift the cooling load from on-peak hours to off-peak hours. For district heating systems, the addition of al[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Best Data Center Cooling System: Solution for the Next Online Revolution

Facebook data centers are located in the Arctic region. Microsoft has an underwater data center. These are not the only data centers dotting the globe in very interesting locations as the online revolution continues to take shape. A common factor about these installations is that they are after cold[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

How Thermal Units Can Reduce Energy Consumption in Pharmaceutics

Approximately $1 billion worth of energy goes into the US pharmaceutical industry every year. This monstrous energy consumption has a direct impact on product quality and consequently profitability in the business. Major pharmaceutical companies are particularly under immense pressure to reduce prod[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Webinar: How to Select and Size Thermal Energy Storage for District Cooling Plants

We are in the middle of an energy crisis. After decades of unprecedented development in all corners of the globe, the energy demands are now extremely high. Economic development and population growth are the main drivers of this demand. The future of energy consumption is dependent on a number of fa[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Service Continuity for Critical Cooling Applications: ATS & HSBT

The electrical system design of a cooling plant is deeply influenced by its final application. We can find a wide range of cooling applications in different industrial sectors in which cooling plays a vital role: Power generation, Oil & Gas, Data Centers, Medical facilities, Chemical plants… In [..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Operational considerations of TES tanks: design and service

Thermal energy storage (TES) using chilled water is a popular solution for facilities across the globe because of low operating and maintenance costs as well as minimal complexity. As long as there is enough space to accommodate the sizeable tanks, any building can use this method. The operation of [..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

What materials should your TES Tank be built in?

Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system comprises of storage medium, a tank, a packaged chiller/built-up refrigeration system, and interconnecting piping, pumps, and controls. The basic concept of any TES system is that chillers cool water during off-peak hours and then the cooled water is stored in tan[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Thermal Energy Storage Technologies Comparison

Thermal energy storage (TES) is the process of collecting thermal energy for future use. Thermal energy storage operates like a battery, using a combination of cooling equipment and energy storage tank to transfer cooling production to off-peak hours, usually nighttime. Ice or chilled water that is [..]
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