New chemical recipe to store solar energy, release it as heat, such as for creating steam | Watts Up With That?

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From the Faculty of Science – University of CopenhagenChemistry student in sun harvest breakthrough(via Eurekalert) The Sun is a huge source of energy. In just one hour planet Earth is hit by so much sunshine that humankind could cover its energy needs for an entire year if only we knew how to harvest and save it. But storing sunshine is not trivial. Now a student at Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen has researched his way to a breakthrough which may prove pivotal for technologies trying to capture the energy of the sun, and saving it for a rainy day.

Source: New chemical recipe to store solar energy, release it as heat, such as for creating steam | Watts Up With That?