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Experimental parametric evaluation of adsorption characteristics for silica gel - water based open-bed system for seasonal thermal energy storage (2024)
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Koley, S., Bao, H., Roskilly, A. P., & Ma, Z. (2024). Experimental parametric evaluation of adsorption characteristics for silica gel - water based open-bed system for seasonal thermal energy storage. Journal of Energy Storage, 89, Article 111812. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2024.111812

This study aims to investigate the potential of using commercial silica gel as an energy storage material in a bulk-scale open bed adsorption-based system to achieve efficient domestic heating using renewable energy sources. Designing an efficient th... Read More about Experimental parametric evaluation of adsorption characteristics for silica gel - water based open-bed system for seasonal thermal energy storage.

Hydrogen rich syngas production through sewage sludge pyrolysis: A comprehensive experimental investigation and performance optimisation using statistical analysis (2024)
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Shivaprasad, K. V., Heslop, J., Roy, D., Malik, A., Wang, Y., Roskilly, A. P., & Bao, H. (2024). Hydrogen rich syngas production through sewage sludge pyrolysis: A comprehensive experimental investigation and performance optimisation using statistical analysis. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 187, 270-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2024.04.071

Bioenergy is anticipated to play a significant role in the United Kingdom’s Net Zero 2050 scenario. This study aims to explore the possibility of producing hydrogen-rich syngas using sewage sludge from a wastewater treatment plant located in England,... Read More about Hydrogen rich syngas production through sewage sludge pyrolysis: A comprehensive experimental investigation and performance optimisation using statistical analysis.

Numerical investigation of form-stable composite phase change material for battery passive cooling (2023)
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Chen, S., Wang, R., Bao, H., Roskilly, A. P., & Ma, Z. (2023). Numerical investigation of form-stable composite phase change material for battery passive cooling. Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 50, Article 103410. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2023.103410

Phase change material (PCM) has gathered much attention in battery thermal management for electric vehicles, in which form-stable PCM is a promising method to reduce the leakage of energy storage material. In this paper, a composite PCM that has form... Read More about Numerical investigation of form-stable composite phase change material for battery passive cooling.

Thermochemical energy storage for cabin heating in battery powered electric vehicles (2023)
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Wilks, M., Wang, C., Ling-Chin, J., Wang, X., & Bao, H. (2023). Thermochemical energy storage for cabin heating in battery powered electric vehicles. Energy Conversion and Management, 291, Article 117325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2023.117325

The potential of thermochemical adsorption heat storage technology for battery electric vehicle (EV) cabin heating was explored in this study. A novel modular reactor with multiple adsorption units was designed with working pair SrCl2-NH3. Numerical... Read More about Thermochemical energy storage for cabin heating in battery powered electric vehicles.

Experimentally Validated Modelling of an Oscillating Diaphragm Compressor for Chemisorption Energy Technology Applications (2023)
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This study presents a detailed dynamic modelling and generic simulation method of an oscillating diaphragm compressor for chemisorption energy technology applications. The geometric models of the compressor were developed step by step, including the... Read More about Experimentally Validated Modelling of an Oscillating Diaphragm Compressor for Chemisorption Energy Technology Applications.

Compressor-assisted thermochemical sorption integrated with solar photovoltaic-thermal collector for seasonal solar thermal energy storage (2022)
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This paper studied the performance of a compressor-assisted thermochemical sorption energy storage (CATSES) system with a solar photovoltaic-thermal collector (PV/T) to support the domestic space and hot water heating. The heat from the PV/T drives e... Read More about Compressor-assisted thermochemical sorption integrated with solar photovoltaic-thermal collector for seasonal solar thermal energy storage.

Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification and Regeneration Process: Advancing Correlations for Moisture and Enthalpy Effectiveness (2022)
Journal Article

The paper developed correlations for predicting moisture and enthalpy effectiveness of the liquid desiccant dehumidification and regeneration process. Experimental dehumidification and regeneration data available from the literature with different sy... Read More about Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification and Regeneration Process: Advancing Correlations for Moisture and Enthalpy Effectiveness.

Experimental evaluation of heat transfer performance under natural and forced convection around a phase change material encapsulated in various shapes (2021)
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Cold thermal energy storage can reduce peak electricity use in electric air conditioning systems as well as improve free space cooling, through convective heat transfer between a surrounding fluid (heat transfer fluid or air) and encapsulated phase c... Read More about Experimental evaluation of heat transfer performance under natural and forced convection around a phase change material encapsulated in various shapes.

A high-throughput computational screening of potential adsorbents for a thermal compression CO2 Brayton cycle (2021)
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By employing heat rather than mechanical work to compress the working fluid, the thermal compression CO2 Brayton cycle (TC-CBC) has been considered as a promising pathway to the efficient utilization of low-grade thermal energy. However, finding reas... Read More about A high-throughput computational screening of potential adsorbents for a thermal compression CO2 Brayton cycle.

Advanced concepts (2020)
Book Chapter

New long-term and short-term storage concepts are continually being developed and improved upon to decrease capital costs and increase energy conversion efficiencies. Many of the novel ideas described here are based on existing technologies, but take... Read More about Advanced concepts.

Techno-economic analysis of the thermal energy saving options for high-voltage direct current interconnectors (2019)
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High-voltage direct current interconnection stations are increasingly used for long-distance electricity transport worldwide, due to efficiency and economic reasons. The identification and evaluation of cost-effective waste heat sources appropriate f... Read More about Techno-economic analysis of the thermal energy saving options for high-voltage direct current interconnectors.