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Scottish energy minister keen for joint UK storage strategy

Scottish energy minister keen for joint UK storage strategy

27 Aug 2015, 16:50

On a visit to heat battery maker Sunamp’s office, Scotland’s energy minister Fergus Ewing outlined aims to collaborate with his counterparts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on nationwide storage strategy, while Sunamp CEO Andrew Bissel says greater understanding of heat source batteries is needed for the technology to be included.

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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.