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GE and Highview Power Sign Global Energy Storage Collaboration Agreement, GE News Center

Seeking a larger role in the energy storage sector, GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has signed a global licensing and technology collaboration agreement with Highview Power Storage, a U.K supplier of large-scale liquid air energy storage (LAES) systems. The companies will explore opportunities to integrate Highview’s LAES technology in peaker power plants where GE gas turbines and gas engines are currently or will be installed to increase power plant efficiency, grid reliability and the distribution of renewable energy.

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By |March 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GE and Highview Power Sign Global Energy Storage Collaboration Agreement, GE News Center|

BBC Bang Goes the Theory

Presenters Jem Stansfield, Liz Bonnin and Maggie Philbin investigate how close Britain might get to running out of electricity… Jem shows how and why most of our electricity now relies on gas and reveals a potential fuel of the future – liquid air.

By |March 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BBC Bang Goes the Theory|

Liquefied Air to Store Energy on U.K. Grid

When it comes to storing energy on the grid, giant batteries are the only game in town. Now, a number of companies are building mechanical systems that use air as the storage medium.

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By |February 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Liquefied Air to Store Energy on U.K. Grid|

Liquid air technology gets full demonstrator funding

Two British companies have been awarded more than £8million to build a commercial-scale liquid air energy storage demonstrator. The funding from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has been awarded to energy technology company Highview Power and waste management company Viridor.

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By |February 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Liquid air technology gets full demonstrator funding|

Viridor, Highview partnership wins £8 million boost for energy storage innovation, Renewable Energy Focus

In the UK, Viridor Waste Management and Highview Power Storage been awarded more than £8 million (US$13.4 million) to jointly develop an energy storage technology that stores air in liquid form. The contract was announced as the UK’s Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group published a Strategic Framework on Coordinating Low Carbon Technology Innovation Support.

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By |February 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Viridor, Highview partnership wins £8 million boost for energy storage innovation, Renewable Energy Focus|