Energy Storage

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Energy Storage 101

Looking for an introduction to energy storage?

The University of Minnesota's Energy Transition Lab created a free Energy Storage 101 reference handbook.

Excerpt: Batteries are probably the most widely-known form of energy storage, and make up an essential part of the industry, particularly when it comes to electric vehicles and integrating and adding value to variable renewable sources like wind and solar. But energy storage is so much more than the latest advancement in lithium battery technology – from pumped hydro to magnetic fields, energy can be stored in a multitude of ways and put to a wide variety of uses.

Energy storage has a bright future in Minnesota.

Here are several studies digging into the opportunities for adding storage to renewable energy production like solar and wind.

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