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Old 12-12-20, 06:17 PM   #2
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You can definitely look into thermal storage using "IBC totes". Basically, you'll add copper tubing inside the tanks to act as the heat exchanger and then fill the tanks with water to use as the thermal storage medium. On the control side, easiest would be to use a VFD driving a 3 phase compressor and program the controller to try to hold the battery charge level at 90% or whatever.
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