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EPA Grant Number: SU835301
Title: Design and Test of a Solar Thermal Energy Storage and Delivery

Storing heat from the sun is useful for both developed and developing nations. Solar heat is used to improve efficiency of fossil fuel electric plants in the U.S. Developing nations can use solar heat to power refrigeration for drugs and food. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students are designing a new system that stores heat from the sun to run a refrigeration system after dark.

Challenge Area(s): Energy, Green Infrastructure

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