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Storage
Storage
Schematic diagram of a warm water storage tank.

General (water tank (Heat Storage Device) or Battery): the medium used to overcome the time difference between absorbing Solar Radiation and energy consumption. A photovoltaic system stores produced electricity in batteries, a Solar Heating System usually stores produced heat in water tanks according to a phenomenon known as natural convection (warm water has a lower specific density (also specific weight) than cold water).

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