Redox-active oxide materials for thermal energy storage

Patent Number: 10,800,665
Issued: 10/13/2020
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Abstract: Thermochemical storage materials having the general formula A.sub.xA'.sub.1-xB.sub.yB', where A=La, Sr, K, Ca, Ba, Y and B=Mn, Fe, Co, Ti, Ni, Cu, Zr, Al, Y, Cr, V, Nb, Mo, are disclosed. These materials have improved thermal storage energy density and reaction kinetics compared to previous materials. Concentrating solar power thermochemical systems and methods capable of storing heat energy by using these thermochemical storage materials are also disclosed.
Filed: 6/1/2016
Application Number: 15/170,314
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.