Energy Transition

This start-up is using ice thermal energy storage to cool global warming

Nostromo’s ‘Icebrick’ ice thermal energy storage technology has the potential to cut both the environmental and financial cost of air conditioning for large commercial buildings. Image: UNSPLASH/Ice

Andrea Willige

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Energy Transition is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Energy Transition

Listen to the article

Have you read?
this chart shows how demand for air conditioning is growing globally
How demand for air conditioning is growing globally. Image: International Energy Agency


What's the World Economic Forum doing about the transition to clean energy?

a diagram showing the applications of ice thermal energy storage
Applications of ice thermal energy storage. Image: International Renewable Energy Agency, November 2020

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Energy TransitionElectricityClimate ChangeFuture of the EnvironmentClimate and NatureUpLink
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

3 solutions helping net-zero aviation take off

Johnny Wood

January 27, 2023

About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum