Main Article Content
Solar thermal technologies are promising, given the fact that solar energy is the cheapest and most widely available of all renewable energy technologies. The recent promotion of solar energy for various applications has received considerable attention from researchers, to improve the overall efficiency of various solar thermal systems. Thermal storage systems are essential to overcome the disadvantage of the intermittent nature of solar energy. One of the methods to effectively utilize solar energy, is the integration of a highly efficient storage system, which should enhance the storage capacity to make the system suitable for continuous usage.