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Energy Storage

Published Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Government lists energy storage as one of eight great technologies in which the UK can become a global leader. This briefing outlines the roles of energy storage in the electricity, heat and transport sectors and describes the technologies used from the household level up. It also discusses current barriers and policies for energy storage and potential future uptake.

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Author: Aaron Goater

Topics: Electricity, Energy, Renewable energy, Roads

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