The cryogenic energy facility stores power from renewables or off-peak generation by chilling air into liquid form. When the liquid air warms up it expands and can drive a turbine to make electricity.Link: Cryogenic storage offers hope for renewable energy
The 5MW plant near Manchester can power up to 5,000 homes for around three hours.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Cold Storage for Energy
Cryogenic energy storage is another contender in the race to find a way to store intermittent, renewable energy. Yasmin Ali at BBC News tells of a demonstration plant in Manchester, England, for his concept.
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