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UK could secure 12 GW of energy storage in 2021

According to a new report, storage capacity in the UK will grow from 0.6 GW up to 12 GW in just five years.

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The UK's total energy storage capacity was 0.6 GW in 2016, but now it looks set to skyrocket in the coming years according to a report carried out by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Energy Storage, reports Renews.

In fact, capacity could grow up to 12 GW in 2021, however, the final figure may end up much smaller depending on political action. For example, if there are only minimal regulatory changes, capacity could land at just 1.7 GW.

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