Highview Power Storage is a designer and developer of large-scale energy storage solutions for utility and distributed power systems. Using liquid air as the storage medium, Highview can design bespoke Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) plants, that can deliver around 5MW/15MWh – to significantly more than 50MW/200MWh to service a growing multi billion dollar energy storage market.


News

GE and Highview Power Sign Global Energy Storage Collaboration Agreement. Read more

Watch Highview on the BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory. Watch here

£8 million boost for energy storage innovation, Department of Energy and Climate Change. Read more

Liquid Air Energy Storage system to be demonstrated at multi-MW scale with £8 million in UK Government funding, Highview. Read more


Events

29th January 2014
ESN Symposium: What do we need to do to make it happen?
The Institution of Civil Engineers, London

27th February 2014
IET Midlands Power Group Lecture with Gareth Brett: Liquid Air (Cryogenic) Energy Storage – LAES
IET: Austin Court, Birmingham

4th-6th June 2014
ESA 24th Annual Conference: Moving the Market
Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC, USA


Projects

Highview Power Storage has been selected by Viridor to design a 5MW/15MWh Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) system. The plant is scheduled to be operational Q2 2015.

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Technology

Air can be turned into a liquid by cooling it to around -196°C using standard industrial equipment. 700 litres of ambient air becomes about 1 litre of liquid air.

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Market

The global potential for grid energy storage by 2017 is $113.5billion, accounting for 185GWh (52GW) of capacity.

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