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Australian studies identify thousands of potential pumped hydro sites

Australian studies identify thousands of potential pumped hydro sites

28 Sep 2017, 15:04

While headlines about energy storage in Australia have been dominated by news of batteries in large-scale utility projects and the residential sector, the country’s government and renewable energy agency have identified numerous possibilities for developing pumped hydro storage assets.

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Britain’s flexibility strategy: A game changer or simply warm words?

Britain’s flexibility strategy: A game changer or simply warm words?

7 Aug 2017, 12:30
• By Robert Ede

In the UK, a new, quarter of a billion-pound innovation competition for batteries has been launched, while plans for overhaul of the energy sector promising a “determined, joined-up, far-sighted and deliberate approach from government” appear to have been met with relish by the industry. Consultant Robert Ede goes beyond headlines to look at what this might really mean in practical terms.