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Thermal Storage Process and Components Laboratory

The Energy Systems Integration Facility's Thermal Systems Process and Components Laboratory supports research and development, testing, and evaluation of new thermal energy storage systems that are relevant to utility-scale concentrating solar power plants.

Photo of a researcher working with an atmosphere control furnace.

Capability Hubs

The Thermal Systems Process and Components Laboratory offers the following capability.

Thermal Storage Process Development

The thermal storage process development hub provides analytical laboratory space to support high- temperature process and materials research.

Key Infrastructure

Floor space, high-temperature exhaust, ventilated enclosure, ovens, analytical equipment