Calcium Nitrate - Applications - Heat Storage

Heat Storage

Calcium nitrate together with Potassium and Sodium nitrate is used to absorb and store energy in the Concentrated Solar Power plants. It can be used as a heat transfer fluid instead of the thermal oil.

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