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Reference Number EP/L018098/1
Title Loughborough University - Equipment Account
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Power and Storage Technologies(Energy storage) 100%;
Research Types Equipment 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Physics) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr DR Parsons
No email address given
University of Hull
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 23 January 2014
End Date 22 January 2024
Duration 120 months
Total Grant Value £2,555,641
Industrial Sectors
Region Yorkshire & Humberside
Programme NC : Infrastructure
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr DR Parsons , Geography, University of Hull (100.000%)
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Abstract This proposal requests capital infrastructure to create ThemExS Lab, a future centre of excellence for research on exergy storage involving high-grade heat. The proposal builds on the growing international consensus that heat capture, conversion and storage will become increasingly important in the move to alow carbon energy system and our analysis that it is likely to play a pivotal role in providing cost effective energy storage options both at the very large centralized and small distributed grid-scales.This revised version of the bid still covers the three categories in the original proposal, however to meet the reduction in funding to 1.7 million a significant reduction in the scale of the transition scale test platforms has been made. In addition, further discount arrangements are being negotiated with a number ofsuppliers, which has enabled greater value from the investment)The division of funds between categories is now(A) Materials characterisation equipment for high grade heat storage materials ( 0.536M)(B) Bench scale test platforms for examining heat transfer, fluid flow and storage density ( 0.297M) (C) Transition scale test platforms giving insight into full scale system behaviours ( 0.866M)
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Added to Database 23/09/13