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UK engineering group is latest to put storage at heart of low carbon transition

UK engineering group is latest to put storage at heart of low carbon transition

28 Oct 2015, 16:24

The UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has publishing a report which looks at how unlocking the potential of electricity storage through regulatory changes would support the transition to a secure and affordable low carbon economy, adding to a chorus of recent voices on similar topics coming from Britain.

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Waste not want not: why energy storage is vital to prevent winter blackouts

Waste not want not: why energy storage is vital to prevent winter blackouts

30 Oct 2014, 16:20
• By Mark Moreton

In the UK, the National Grid has recently warned the government that its capacity to supply electricity is at a seven-year low due to recent generator closures, fires and outages. The margin of capacity over demand is expected to be just 4% this winter.