|man_made = hot_water_tank|
|High temperature water tank|
|Group: Man made|
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It is an energy storage device that stores energy in the form of hot water in a large mostly cylindrical, insulated container. The water can reach temperatures above 100° C.
The input can be the waste heat from a power plant, an industrial process, wind power, a solar thermal power plant with solar collectors and so on.
The stored energy can be used for heating or as hot water for houses.