Switchable material could harness the power of the sun—even when it’s not shining

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-switchable-material-harness-power-suneven.html#nwlt

“It could change the game, since it makes the sun’s energy, in the form of heat, storable and distributable,” says Jeffrey Grossman, the Carl Richard Soderberg Associate Professor of Power Engineering at MIT, who is a co-author of a paper describing the new process in the journal Nature Chemistry. Timothy Kucharski, a postdoc at MIT and Harvard, is the paper’s lead author.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-04-switchable-material-harness-power-suneven.html#jCp

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