Industrial energy storage – hopes are high at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Liquid metal has a huge potential for decarbonising industry: At the Liquid Metal Laboratory Kalla in Karlsruhe, Klarissa Niedermeier is researching high-temperature heat accumulators.
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The heat accumulator uses liquid lead-bismuth as a heat conductor.
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Prototype at laboratory scale: The ceramic pellets store the heat.
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