In this week’s SME Focus a man who built one of Scotland’s most successful medical technology businesses explains why he turned his talents to developing systems that store renewable energy as heat. Sunamp offers a growing range of products (we call them Heat Batteries) that store energy as heat, which can be released on-demand to provide heat and hot water. They are super-compact because they contain an innovative material, developed with the University of Edinburgh, that stores four times more energy than hot water tanks. Around 550 Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association tenants are among the first in the UK to benefit from lower fuel costs thanks to our technology. The homes are included in a trial backed by a £3.2m grant from the Local Energy Challenge Fund, running in tandem with a Solar PV programme, which is underway in 650 properties in central Scotland.
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