Utilities May Seek liquid air to cut Peak Power Use

Energy storage is the missing link for integrating renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar into the energy system. It could also make existing installed capacity more efficient. There is currently only one commercially viable energy storage technology – pumped hydro, which accounts for 99 percent of global capability. Gareth Brett, chief executive of Highview Power Storage, tells Mike Scott of Bloomberg New Energy Finance about a potential alternative.

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