Innovative storage technologies for solar heat and other topics at EuroSun 2016

31.10.2016

In a video interview recorded at EuroSun 2016, heat storage experts Mohammed Mehdi Farid from the University of Auckland and Wim van Helden from AEE INTEC explain how passive storage technologies and thermo-chemical materials can help to store solar energy for the winter.

More than 300 solar energy experts from all around the world visited the EuroSun 2016 conference in Palma de Mallorca from October 11th to 14th, a conference of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). In ten short video interviews, conference speakers give background information about their topics and talk about their views on the future of solar energy.

The full playlist is available on the ISES Youtube channel.

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