1. Headlines: Highview Power Completes UK Plant to Test ‘Liquid Air’ Storage Technology

    Headlines: Highview Power Completes UK Plant to Test ‘Liquid Air’ Storage Technology

    A novel long-duration energy storage technology got one step closer to commercialization this week. U.K.-based Highview Power has completed a test plant for its liquid air energy storage technology. The company uses equipment developed for the conventional power and oil and gas industries to liquefy gas, store it in tanks and release it to spin turbines and produce electricity on demand.

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    1. It provides comfort to the customer base that they're using [equipment] that has a proven track record.
    2. The fact that it isn't a black-box technology is really important.
    3. Once we get one of these 50-megawatt units on the ground, it will be a bit of a revelation for the utility guys, because it's absolutely of a scale that they can use.
    4. The holes in the ground are never quite where you want them to be.
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