Report: Gravity-based energy storage could prove cheaper than batteries

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A CGI image of a Gravitricity energy storage plant | Credit: Gravitricity
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EXCLUSIVE: Analysis from Imperial College London suspending weights in old mine shafts for frequency response could be cheaper than other options

Storing energy by suspending weights in disused mine shafts could be cheaper than batteries for balancing the grid, new research has found. According to a report by analysts at Imperial College London...

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