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Five Ways Companies Can Store Renewable Energy for the Grid

Even the best lithium-ion batteries stink at storing the large amounts of electricity a massive wind or solar installation is capable of generating. They’re expensive and hold, at most, about four hours’ worth of that grid-scale juice.

Here are five potentially less costly—if somewhat Rube Goldberg-y—methods companies are trying to store power as potential energy in other forms, smoothing out renewable energy’s peaks and valleys.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-08/five-ways-companies-can-store-renewable-energy-for-the-grid