1414 Degrees

A highly efficient, clean, scalable and sustainable thermal energy storage system (TESS), unlike any other energy storage system in the world.

1414 Degrees technology delivers an output of heat as well as electric power.

Energy is sourced from renewables or the grid, and is stored as latent heat at constant temperature.  The energy is then dispatched on demand.

This breakthrough technology is set to disrupt energy storage globally because it provides energy in the form most used in the world – heat.

Energy storage innovation heating up with GAS-TESS launch

South Australian energy innovator 1414 Degrees strides ahead with its unique patented thermal energy storage system (TESS) powered by biogas. The gas started flowing today from SA Water’s Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant, the company’s first commercial pilot site.

South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, launched the GAS-TESS by releasing the biogas from the wastewater digestors.

Executive Chairman of 1414 Degrees, Dr Kevin Moriarty said “This marks a pivotal phase in the commissioning process, firing the burners for the first time and heating up the thermal energy store. Importantly, we will pay for the biogas we use and sell electricity at market prices to test the revenue model.”

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What is 1414 Degrees?

Unique

a patented thermal energy storage system (TESS) storing energy as latent heat in molten silicon

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Scalable

sizing of systems from 10 to 1000’s of megawatt hours for grid, off-grid and co-generation sites 

Clean

 benign environmental impact and carbon footprint reduction

Economical

 low maintenance, low cost and low impact compared to lithium-ion batteries

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Efficient

silicon stores energy at 1414°C providing maximum efficiency of energy output

Sustainable

the use of abundantly available silicon ensures its sustainability and its affordability

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Geographically unlimited

TESS can be located in any climate, in any location. It is suitable for grid, off-grid and co-generation installations

Application

 wide range of uses in district heating, industrial complexes and shopping centres as well as grids

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Scalable technology

The fly-through animation is an artistic impression that demonstrates the scalability of the 1414 Degrees technology to 1GWh and beyond. Energy can be sourced from renewables or the grid and the clean heat and electricity delivered to industry or back to the grid when required.

1414 Degrees is developing joint ventures to commercialise its technology, incorporating generation, thermal storage and industry with heat energy requirements.

Latest News

Commercial Testing Scheme for the GAS-TESS

Image: It might look like a white dot but this is the best picture we can get of the white hot heat inside the GAS-TESS. Following the South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining initiating the biogas flows into the 1414 Degrees GAS-TESS at Glenelg on May 1, the...

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Energy storage innovation heating up with GAS-TESS launch

South Australian energy innovator 1414 Degrees strides ahead with its unique patented thermal energy storage system (TESS) powered by biogas. The gas started flowing today from SA Water’s Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant, the company’s first commercial pilot...

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First Quarter 2019 Update

HIGHLIGHTS  - GAS-TESS commissioning underway - Early cash flow potential for TESS-IND connected to National Electricity Market - Focus on research discipline for large scale storage development - Strong cash position, $12m  1414 Degrees is pleased to provide its...

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GAS-TESS commissioning commences at Glenelg

Commissioning of the world first, biogas powered, thermal energy storage system, GAS-TESS has commenced at the Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant. Construction was completed on Wednesday 10th April and the system was energised on Thursday 11th to start functional...

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GAS-TESS commissioning in early April

GAS-TESS mechanical installation complete GAS-TESS electrical installation due to complete next week Commissioning due to conclude in May 1414 Degrees has completed the mechanical installation of the world first, biogas powered, thermal energy storage system....

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1414 Degrees (14D) is developing solutions to fill the critical gap in South Australia Energy Storage. Our thermal energy storage system (TESS) is set to reduce energy costs by increasing the efficiency of renewable generation and stabilising grid supply. 1414 Degrees (14D) technology will make energy more reliable, affordable and environmentally friendly by harnessing the significant potential of South Australia Energy Storage.

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