UK university opens energy storage facility research

A new energy storage research facility has been opened at the University of Birmingham. The Cryogenic energy storage site, which is said to be the first of its kind in the UK, comprises of laboratories, equipment and a major demonstration plant. The system uses renewables and off peak electricity to liquefy air which is stored in […]

UK University wins £6m for energy storage research facility

The University of Birmingham has been granted a £6 million fund to create a new facility to support research into energy storage technologies. Cryogenic energy storage systems – which uses liquid nitrogen to store and release energy – use off-peak electricity to liquefy air. The cryogenic liquids that is formed is stored in a vessel […]