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Where can renewable energy be stored?


World Economic Forum March 2015.
group of engineers on wind power station
A group of engineers on wind power station

Electricity storage serves multiple purposes in electricity systems. Utilities use it to husband surplus power for later use, rail systems are harvesting and storing electricity from regenerative braking to power trains elsewhere in the system and traders rely on storage for price arbitrage, buying power when tariffs are low and selling at peak times.

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