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European Union

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Renewable energies

Codes STES and LTES

The product incorporates reliable tools for designing and optimising TES systems in CSP plants. The service offered are codes together with engineering services that optimise the specified TES system and/or develop new concepts (e.g. the multilayered thermocline system developed by the CTTC-UPC).

Relevant markets:

Thermal energy storage, concentrated solar power and computational tool design and optimization

Computational tools for designing and optimization. Multi-layered thermocline system. Thermal energy storage in CSP plants. Thermocline systems. Two-tank systems.

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The need

Thermal energy storage (TES) systems have unsteady behavior, turbulent flows, phase change material (PCM) in latent storage, thermo-mechanical stresses and very large geometries where experimental information is rare or simply inexistent.

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The solution

Termo Fluids offer a range of computational tools for design and optimization. They include a multi-layered thermocline system, thermal energy storage in concentrating solar power (CSP) plants, thermocline systems and two-tank systems.

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The value proposition

• Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) reduction.
• Optimum designs using advanced codes.
• Personalized services.

Commercialised by

Termo Fluids S. L.
Av. Jacquard 97, 1-E,08227 Terrassa