Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Cryopower - Liquid Air Energy


Whilst there now seems to be countless ways of generating energy (biogas, wind, solar, nuclear, fossil and so on) one of the great challenges that faces emerging forms of energy generation is how to store it. Case in point; the electric car industry has quickly discovered that the dream of a ‘green’ car is tainted by the carbon footprint left by producing the battery that powers it.

So, how does a commercial electricity body store up energy that’s produced in times of plenty for when it’s most needed? The answer, as it turns out, could be all around us.

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