Gravity energy storage project lifts off in Edinburgh

The £1m demonstrator project will use underground shafts and massive weights to store energy

Fabrication begins on Gravitricity’s £1 million trial energy storage demonstrator

Winch specialist Huisman has now begun creating the gravity-based equipment, which will be trialled early next year in Edinburgh, Scotland

Softbank Vision Fund invests $110m in Swiss energy storage start-up

Energy Vault claims its technology enables renewables to deliver baseload power for less than the cost of fossil fuels 24 hours a day

Gravity storage
Concrete giant CEMEX invests in gravity storage tech

CEMEX’s venture capital arm has invested an undisclosed sum in Energy Vault, which uses concrete block towers to store renewable power

Towering renewable storage tech reaches commercialisation

Energy Vault says its gravity-based solution can help provide rapid demand response in an affordable way

‘Gravity storage likely to be cheaper than batteries’

Imperial College London say Gravitricity’s product has a number of clear benefits over alternative storage technologies

Gravity-battery firm teams up with subsea specialist

Gravitricity plans to develop a 250kW concept demonstrator and test it early next year