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In the media

An article featuring the HEAT-INSYDE project was published in the German magazine Starkes Land Nordrhein-Westfalen (Der Spiegel) in June 2021.

A report on HEAT-INSYDE was featured in the Evonik magazine ELEMENTS in March 2020. Available also in German.

Read about our project’s aim in New Thermochemical Battery Stores Energy in Inexpensive, Lossless Manner published by the World Industrial Reporter in October 2019.

Blog post coverage by DeepResource on the TNO & TUE Heat Battery from October 2019.

Media kit

Download our infographic for an overview of why and how the HEAT-INSYDE technology aims to bring you clean energy when you need it. PNG, 432 KB

The HEAT-INSYDE factsheet describes the project’s key facts, background, main objectives expected imapct and work plan. Available as PDF, 247 KB.


Peer-reviewed publications:

Conference and seminar contributions:



  • Henk Huinink, Power output of salt hydrated thermochemical energy storage. Oral keynote presentation atThe Sixth International Symposium on InnovativeMaterials and Processes in Energy Systems IMPRES 2022, 25-27 October 2022.
  • Martina Cotti, Hartmut Fischer, Pim Donkers, Henk Huinink, Olaf Adan; Understanding the link in between hydration kinetics of CuSO4 powder and mm-tablets. Poster presentation (award for best poster) at the 7th European Conference on Crystal Growth ECCG7, 20-23 July 2022.


  • Joey Aarts, Stan de Jong, Martina Cotti, Pim Donkers, Hartmut Fischer, Olaf Adan, Henk Huinink; Diffusion limited hydration kinetics of millimeter sized salt hydrate particles for thermochemical heat storage. Oral presentation at the European Materials Research Society E-MRS Fall Meeting 2021, 20-23 September 2021.


  • Martina Cotti, Henk Huinink, Olaf Adan, Aleksandr Shkatulov; Packing geometry and Macrostructural evolution relationship in a K2CO3 tablets bed. Oral presentation at Materials Science and Engineering Congress MSE 2020, 22-25 September 2020.
  • Henk Huinink; Crystal hydrates for thermochemical energy storage – progress and challenges. Oral presentation at Materials Science and Engineering Congress MSE 2020, 22-25 September 2020.
  • Martina Cotti, Henk Huinink, Olaf Adan, Hartmut Fischer, Pim Donkers; Understanding the reaction kinetics of salt tablets for thermochemical energy storage. Poster at CHAINS 2020.