Compressed Heat Energy Storage for Energy from Renewable Sources


Funder: H2020-LCE-2016-2017
Duration: 01 March 2018 – 31 August 2021
Staff Involved: Prof NJ Hewitt, Dr M Huang, Dr N Shah

The CHESTER project is developing a demand side response system based around a higher temperature heat pump, a high temperature thermal store and an organic Rankine cycle. Ulster has evaluated refrigerants (R1233zd(E)) and lubricants for heat delivery temperature over 100°C.