Novel energy storage technology involves suspending heavy weights above deep mine shafts — Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen

Under this novel system, weights are winched above mine shafts using green power generated on sunny or windy days, ready to be dropped to generate power when renewable output slumps or the grid needs power to “balance” its output.  Madeleine Cuff discusses the technology in an article on the inews website.   Mine shafts set […]

Novel energy storage technology involves suspending heavy weights above deep mine shafts — Energy in Demand – Sustainable Energy – Rod Janssen

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