Particle-Based Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Zhiwen Ma (Inventor), Patrick Davenport (Inventor), Janna Martinek (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Methods and devices for long-duration electricity storage using low-cost thermal energy storage and high-efficiency power cycle, are disclosed. In some embodiments it has the potential for superior long-duration, low-cost energy storage.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,181,326 B2
Filing date23/11/21
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5700-81607


  • first heat transfer medium
  • fluidized bed
  • heat exchanger


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