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April 2024: Cold Thermal Storage: TES pilot project underway at Norwegian supermarket

March 2024: District heating: Sunamp thermal batteries going mobile

February 2024: HVAC: Belgian startup testing a variety of PCMs for use in its heat battery

January 2024: New Products: Armstrong integrates PCM in new line of ceiling panels

December 2023: Quality Standards: Rubitherm test bench in line for RAL certification

November 2023: New products: Va-Q-tec introduces alternative to dry ice

October 2023: HVAC: Hybrid system supplies buildings with heat, cold, electricity and fresh air

September 2023: Agriculture: Nonprofit rolls out an educational greenhouse on wheels

August 2023: In brief: TVS Motor Co. of India has launched the production version of its Creon electric concept scooter

July 2023: HVAC: Swiss startup using prize money to develop novel TES prototype

June 2023: In brief: Tower Cold Chain has added PCM plates to its on-board catering containers

May 2023: Tools: New database calculates ‘effective’ properties of PCMs

April 2023: In brief: Bill banning new oil and gas heating systems starting next year is moving forward in Germany

March 2023: Building Materials: New method embeds PCM in surface of building materials

February 2023: In brief: THUMBS UP consortium – THermal energy storage solUtions to optimally Manage BuildingS and Unlock their grid balancing and flexibility Potential

January 2023: New products – Pluss installs solar-thermal space heater in mountain retreat

December 2022: Company News – Va-Q-tec founders welcome takeover offer

November 2022: Thermal storage – Sunamp wins £9.25m to trial heat storage system in 100 UK

October 2022: New product – PCM warming vest recharges in boiling water

September 2022: Expanded U.S. tax credit covers thermal energy storage projects

August 2022: Croda’s PCM operations shift to Spain

July 2022: Croda sells industrial chemicals business to Cargill – but keeps PCM unit

June 2022: Interview with Nostromo Energy founder Yaron Ben Nun

May 2022: Rubitherm unveils new HVAC product

April 2022: Agriculture – Solar cold storage keeps variety of produce at right temperatures

March 2022: PCMs – A mature technology with a wide range of uses

February 2022: Yotta Energy battery stores PV power right on the roof

January 2022: Rubitherm opens office in Egypt

December 2021: Sunamp rebrands and expands

October 2021: PCM combined with HDPE for use in 3D printers

September 2021: ‘Immersive’ system uses PCM to manage EV battery heat

August 2021: CUMI to acquire controlling stake in PLUSS

July 2021: PCM-enhanced racewear joins the NASCAR circuit

June 2021: Phase Change Matters newsletter settles in at Quality Association

May 2021: EU-funded technologies increase EV driving range by 25%

April 2021: NETenergy granted license to commercialize thermal storage module

March 2021: PCM-based cold storage concept under development in Uganda

February 2021: Rubitherm commercializes PCM module for ventilation systems

January 2021: PCM makers answer the call for vaccine shipping solutions

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