Energy storage

Energy storage is a pivotal component in the transition towards a more sustainable and reliable energy system. It involves capturing energy produced at one time for use at a later time and is integral to balancing supply and demand.

There are various methods of energy storage, including mechanical (like pumped hydro and compressed air), electrochemical (such as batteries and fuel cells), thermal, and chemical storage (like hydrogen). These technologies are not only revolutionizing the renewable energy sector but also driving the growth of grid storage, thereby playing a crucial role in mitigating climate change.

Energy storage startup

We research early-stage startups that are developing promising energy storage technologies, such as redox flow batteries, heat batteries, and thermal electrochemical batteries.

Energy storage applications

Grid Energy Storage

Energy storage systems can be used to stabilize the electrical grid by balancing supply and demand. They can store excess energy during periods of low demand and release it during peak usage times. This helps to prevent blackouts and maintain a steady power supply.

Renewable Energy Integration

Energy storage is crucial for the integration of renewable energy sources like solar and wind into the grid. These sources are intermittent, producing energy only when the sun is shining or the wind is blowing. Energy storage systems can store this energy for use when production is low or demand is high.

Backup Power and Emergency Preparedness

Energy storage systems can provide backup power during outages, ensuring continuity of critical operations in hospitals, data centers, and other essential facilities. They can also be used for emergency preparedness, providing power during natural disasters or other crises.

Microgrids and Off-grid Applications

Energy storage is essential for microgrids and off-grid applications, providing reliable power in remote locations or areas with unstable grid connections.

Industrial Processes

Certain industrial processes require a large amount of energy in short bursts. Energy storage systems can store energy over time and then release it quickly when needed.


Energy storage can provide backup power for telecommunications infrastructure, ensuring uninterrupted service.

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