EnergyWatch

Siemens Gamesa opens electrothermal energy storage facility

The German-Spanish wind turbine manufacturer commissions an electrothermal energy storage system, which it says is the first of its kind in the world. Over time, it could be scaled to store many gigawatt hours.

Photo: Vincent West / Reuters / Ritzau Scanpix

As the clean energy infrastructure expands, energy storage becomes increasingly important.

While fossil energy sources store chemical energy that can be fired up or down to meet demand, renewable generation fluctuates with coming and going of wind, sun and waves.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Ørsted joins the lottery for Thor

The regional director for Europe confirms that the company was among the bidders who are prepared to pay the state treasury to set up the 1,000MW offshore wind farm Thor.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs