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Hypnetic Puts the Power of Pumped Energy Storage Into Shipping Containers

Hypnetic, a German startup, has developed a way to retrofit shipping containers with an innovative pumped energy solution – minus the reservoirs.

Is Hydrogen Storage the Future of Renewable Energy?

There are many potential ways to store surplus renewable energy, but hydrogen is emerging as one of the most promising. New advances are making it cleaner and more practical.

Energy Storage Systems: The Linchpin of the Energy Transition

Is it possible for heavily industrialized nations to create energy security with renewable power alone? Yes, it is! However, one of the most important factors in achieving this is efficient storage technologies.

Waste Heat: What it is and How to Convert it to Energy

What if the heat from, say, server farms or subway tunnels can be used to warm homes? Waste heat recovery technologies seek to close the energy loop.

Dutch Startup Replicates Hydropower on the Seafloor With Innovative Energy Storage System

A new approach to storing renewable energy looks to recreate the process of hydroelectric dams under the ocean.

Thousands of Hot Stones Used as Innovative Energy Storage Solution

A new energy storage system - consisting of huge quantities of rocks - is being tested in the Port of Hamburg.

Malta: The Moonshot Project That Wants to Make a Salt Battery for the World’s Excess Renewable Energy

While the concept of storing thermal energy in molten salt has been around for decades, a new approach - from one of Google's sister companies - combines hot energy with cold to create a temperature difference that can be utilised to generate power.

Leafing Through New Energy Storage Possibilities

When Adam and Eve were donning their iconic leaf in the Garden of Eden, back in those creation days, little did they know that a few generations down the line, their very outfit would be looked at as a possible energy storage device, or battery. As far fetched as it may sound, this ain't the stuff of fairy tales...