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Thermal storage has a range of applications in sustainability, such as electrical energy and industrial process heat. Dr Mahesh Venkataraman from 1414 Degrees will describe current thermal storage projects including the biogas, thermal-storage electrical generation system at Glenelg Water Treatment Plant.

This event will be managed according to Goodwood Community Centre’s Covid Safe Plan. The Kitchen will be closed, the Library will not operate and there will be no coin collection at the door.

For our regular attendees, note the change from our usual 3rd Monday of the month.


Dr Mahesh Venkataraman

Dr Mahesh Venkataraman is the Technology Manager at 1414 Degrees Ltd. He leads the R&D and Engineering teams in developing thermal storage media, energy and storage system design and modelling.

He has a strong interest and track record in developing renewable energy technologies including thermal energy storage, supercritical water gasification, solid-oxide fuel cells, green steel and renewable hydrogen production.

Mahesh will overview the principles of thermal storage and examples of its applications such as electrical energy and industrial process heat. He’ll describe the company’s current projects including the biogas-thermal storage-electrical generation system at Glenelg Water Treatment Plant.

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