Yearly Archives: 2012


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December 21st, 2012
First Liquid Air energy report ready, Gasworld

Global engineering consultancy, Arup, and leading privately-owned industrial gas company, Messer Group, sponsor first Liquid Air Energy report.

A group including leading academics, research institutions, industry and policy experts is producing a White Paper to explore the energy and economic potential of liquid air, and whether it should – and can – become a new strategic sector in the global ‘clean tech’ ecosystem.

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December 18th, 2012
First liquid air mainstream energy report gets underway, Plant Engineer

Cryogenic energy storage plant is taking another step out of the laboratory towards full scale production, with the announcement that global engineering consultancy Arup and gas giant Messer Group are sponsoring the first liquid air energy report.

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November 28th, 2012
Liquid air company recognised at IET Innovation Awards, Gasworld

UK company Highview Power Storage, a developer of Liquid Air Energy Storage systems, has won the Sustainability Award from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards.

The awards recognise the most innovative companies worldwide operating within a wide variety of engineering and technology disciplines. Winners were chosen from 430 entries, from 25 different countries.

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November 5th, 2012
Highview explains liquid air plans, Professional Engineering

Highview Power Storage has released additional details of how its liquid air energy storage system would work on a commercial scale.

The system, which is being trialled at a plant in Slough, provides a potential method of storing and releasing intermittent energy from renewable sources as an alternative to “pumped hydro” electricity storage schemes.

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October 31st, 2012
Pioneering British technologies that could help to store energy, IMechE

The first – liquid air technology – is a hugely promising method of storing ‘wrong-time’ renewable energy without the need for expensive and geographically constrictive pumped-hydro plants, and one Bishop Stortford engineer is even working on a liquid air engine for use in transportation. The idea of liquid air as an energy vector is not new. Scientists first liquefied air in 1883, and within 20 years the Liquid Air Car Company had produced a vehicle that would run on it.

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