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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Sandbox battery to energize remote mines

MIT startup develops remote off-grid energy replacement Metal Tech News – June 30, 2021


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:24pm

247Solar MIT HeatStorE remote off-grid generator emission-free clean renewable

247Solar Inc.

247Solar's HeatStorE system is a robust container filled with sand to store residual energy. Air is funneled through a pressurized tube, heating it up with resistance coils and used to generate clean, emission-free energy.

Solar energy company and startup from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar247 Inc., announced earlier this year a robust new battery technology, HeatStorE, a long duration thermal battery designed to offer a reliable, renewable energy storage alternative to the conventional diesel engines powering remote mines, villages, and micro-grids.

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