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Neil

Worlds First Heat Battery - Arab partners wanted

CEO/Business Development Director

We have a system that stores heat from almost any source. It can store heat extracted from the Air conditioning systems in summer and be used to release heat in winter, the batteries don't leak or dissipate heat and can store the heat for years if needed. Great for temperate climates. However one of the potential uses for these "Batteries is to be backup heating systems for hospitals, schools and offices. These batteries need to be recharged by ARID heat.
There is an excellent opportunity for Green minded individuals to utilise huge areas of useless desert to recharge these batteries. This could be the dawn of a new oil industry for the gulf.
There will be an NDA required due to the unique and huge potential of the product.
NOT looking for investment in the product but exploring the possibility of a joint venture in the Gulf.

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  • June 18, 2012
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  • Walter

    Walter Y.

    GM

    Sounds a great idea. I am a lithium battery expert. We can have further discussion on it.

  • Neil W.

    Neil

    Neil W.

    CEO/Business Development Director

    Hi Walter, the batteries mop up carbon/waste heat like a sponge with 90% efficiency. The process is ADsorbtion. It can be coupled with other green technologies like Solar PV, Solar Thermal to help optimize the performance of panels or indeed use solar fraction heat in summer.
    The requirement I am looking for is Arid land with constant high temperatures but more importantly Arid(dry) atmosphere so we can charge the batteries and ship them around the world just like oil.
    The battery was launched in the UK's ECO Build show at the EXcel and was the busiest stand on show.

  • Walter

    Walter Y.

    GM

    The current bottleneck for new energy industry is still cost. Because the KWH cost of new energy system is usually higher than that of traditional energy. As I know the current lithium battey KWH cost is USD750~1350, China may be lower, around USD500 per KWH. Do you have the traditional oil KWH data? KWH is Kilo-Watt-Hours. New technology may decrease the cost to USD200 per KWH, but we don't know when it comes.

  • Neil W.

    Neil

    Neil W.

    CEO/Business Development Director

    This technology is a more geared to reducing carbon emissions.
    The battery alone starts at 280KWhr but that is not the total benefit.
    The battery links in with Air Conditioning systems, Solar and even power stations.
    We are developing this heat battery with a Heat pump that will give a COP(Co-Efficient Performance) of 13.8. The best in the world is 5 COP. So I guess you could say the base range battery which is rechargeable and linked to an Air sourced Heat Pump can give up to 3.9MWhr IF the heat pump is Air to Water then this replaces you central heating system.
    This system can be used in farms, regulates greenhouses(for cultivation), boosting energy efficiency of Air conditioning systems and replacing or reducing existing heating systems.
    This is why I need an Arid desert or charging station.
    I genuinely feel this could be a trillion $ market.

  • Donald P. H.

    Donald P.

    Donald P. H.

    Customer Service Agent at GoodWoods

    What is the maximum energy density? You state the number 280 KW-hr, which is great, however, what is the typical volume of the heat battery, required to produce the 280 KW-hr, and how long will it maintain the output of 280 KW-hr? Then there is the statement of how long it can hold onto the heat without leakage.

  • Neil W.

    Neil

    Neil W.

    CEO/Business Development Director

    The energy density is complicated because there are 3 main elements involved in the battery. All have different densities. One of the basic components is a bead with the surface area of between 400-850m2 per gram. That should give you an idea of the problem we have with densities/KWhr. The 3 components have varying properties. Similar to lithium/Nickel batteries with different power/performance criteria.
    The same is true of our Heat battery, it varies depending on the use, be it for a Greenhouse, home or office environment and indeed whether it is to be used with green technologies such and Thermal/PV panels, Heat Pumps etc.
    For each building we need to evaluate thermal properties such as U-Values of the walls, Solar fraction considerations, heating/cooling criteria etc.
    As such this is NOT a an out the box solution for Home heating yet, more for new build domestic or retrofit/new build commercial where maximum impact can be made on carbon reduction and essentially free heating and cooling with 90% efficiency.
    I cannot be more specific without NDA's being signed.

  • Donald P. H.

    Donald P.

    Donald P. H.

    Customer Service Agent at GoodWoods

    The Eenergy Density, is a function of the volume ot the Heat Battery. Say for instance, the battery's volume is 1.00 cubic meters. So if the battery can store 280 KW-hr, that is the total amount of heat energy that it can store, the Energy Density is 280 KW-hr/m^3. The power output is regulated to 1.00 KW-hr, that is to say, one can remove the heat energy of 1KW in 1.00 hours, then at that rate of use, the battery will last for 280 hours, in a perfect world, less depending of the efficiency of the heat delivery or removal system.

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