• Research begins at the University of Leeds.

    University of Leeds logo

  • The power recovery cycle demonstrated in lab-scale tests.

    LAES Lab Scale System

  • Installation of power recovery cycle in pilot plant.

    Pilot Plant Phase

  • Installation of complete pilot CryoEnergy Storage plant.

    Pilot Plant

  • Highview signs co-operation agreement with the Messer group.

    Messer Group

  • Highview enters into a licence agreement with General Electric.

    General Electric

  • Highview and project partners, Viridor, awarded funding for a 5MW LAES demonstration project by the UK Government.


  • Multiple feasibility studies awarded, including an award from the U.S. Navy.


  • Frost & Sullivan awards Highview with Global Large-Scale Energy Storage Technology Innovation Award.

    Frost & Sullivan

  • Highview’s grid scale High Grade Cold Store (HGCS) commissioned at the 5MW Pilsworth demonstration plant.

    High Grade Cold Store

  • Highview expanding into the US with new office in New York, a key market for LAES.


  • Highview awarded £1.5 million by Innovate UK for new hybrid LAES system to respond to frequency response market.

    Hybrid LAES System

  • FUTURE – The new conceptual GigaPlant 200MW/1.2GWh.

    Giga Plant


Founded in 2005, Highview Power Storage is a 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 ranging from 5MW/20MWh to 100MW/1,000MWh+ to service a growing multi billion dollar market.

Led by Gareth Brett, CEO, a veteran of the independent power sector, Highview has established an experienced and proven management team that can not only design and deliver reliable projects, but also explore new technological developments, secure new IP, grant funding, and business development. To support the research and development of the technology, the team has secured more than £26 million of private and public funding.


Meet our Management Team

Colin RoyExecutive Chairman
Gareth BrettChief Executive Officer
Emma GibsonDirector of Operations
Matthew BarnettBusiness Development Director
Stuart NelmesEngineering Director
Rakesh ShahFinance Director
Nic CastellucciChief Design Engineer
David SandalowSenior Advisor


Meet our non-executive directors