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Thermal energy storage cells - bottom view

What are PCM’s?

PCMs, otherwise known as Phase Change Materials are materials or compounds that can change phase from a solid to a liquid depending on the temperature to which the material is subjected. PCMs can absorb and release significant amounts of thermal energy as they change phase, thus making PCMs a promising technology that could be implemented […]

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South Africa should take note of current challenges facing European cold stores

One UK cold store manager told me recently that they had fixed their electricity costs until 2024 and were pretty relaxed about the current uncertainties. That is until they started negotiating a replacement fixed price contract. For starters, the contract term would be shortened from the current three years to just 6 months.  Kilowatt hour

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Emergent Energy – Solar PV Investment

Electricity prices are hammering every industry in Southern Africa, however over the last 2 years, solar has become a very appealing offering. Howard Lipman of Tems Meat in City Deep, fed up with increasing electricity tariffs was a first mover, opting to use Emergent Energy. Contractually bound by a performance guarantee, the ball is now

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